Category Archives: Japan Tsunami

India’s tsunami warning centre working well

After the December 26, 2004 tsunami, the Government of India invested heavily in putting together state-of-the-art infrastructure, information technology and resources to set up the Tsunami Early Warning Centre at the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) in … Continue reading

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Korean peninsula moved 5 cm according to GPS survey by KASI

The Korean Peninsula has moved a 5 centimetres to the east due to the massive quake that rocked Japan. The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) said that based on detailed global positioning system (GPS) data, the peninsula moved … Continue reading

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Good News:Japan sees some stabilization in nuclear crisis

One of Japan’s six tsunami-crippled nuclear reactors appeared to stabilize on Saturday but the country suffered another blow after discovering traces of radiation in food and water from near the stricken power plant. Fire trucks sprayed water for nearly half … Continue reading

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Japanese once-in-a-millennium earthquake tilted the world’s axis by 25cm

The earthquake that struck Japan on Friday was so powerful that it actually moved the whole planet by 25cm, experts say.According to Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology the 9.0 magnitude ‘quake was so powerful it shifted the axis … Continue reading

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