2 examples of how technology made the difference during the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami

Japan launched a new earthquake warning system in 2007. It uses sensors that pick up the faster-moving and less destructive P-waves produced by an earthquake and transmits a warning broadcast on television and radio before the destructive S-waves and surface waves arrive, giving recipients of the … [Read more...]

Earthquake Honshu Japan : Tokyo had a narrow escape ... again

UPDATE March 13, 2011 This article has been written by Earthquake-Report.com on January 25, before the Christchurch earthquakes. We wrote it because we had commented on a number of moderate earthquakes in the direct vicinity of Tokyo. The text we have written in January is still valid today after … [Read more...]