Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan’s Osaka area kills three, stops factories

By Kaori Kaneko and Mari Saito TOKYO, June 18 : A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said. No tsunami warning was issued. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said authorities […]

Magnitude 6.1 quake kills three, stops factories in Japan’s Osaka area

By Kaori Kaneko and Mari Saito TOKYO, June 18 : A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said. No tsunami warning was issued. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said authorities […]

Fresh quakes hit Hawaii after Kilauea volcano erupts, hundreds flee

By Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii, May 5 : GA series of fresh earthquakes on Friday, including a powerful magnitude 6.9, hit Hawaii’s Big Island, where the Kilauea volcano has been spewing fountains of lava into residential areas and forcing hundreds to evacuate. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the strongest tremor at 12:32 p.m. (2332 […]