Historical Japanese earthquake sequences predict an unstable year ahead.

CATDAT records the following earthquake in late October, 1707. More than 29,000 houses in total wrecked and washed away and about 30,000 deaths. Tsunami 25.7 m high at Kure, Kochi Prefecture. In Tosa, 11,170 houses washed away and 18,441 persons drowned. About 700 drowned and 603 houses washed … [Read more...]

Massive 8.9 aftershock / earthquake along the Japanese coast

This is part 1 of our ongoing story on the March 9, M 7.3 earthquake who initiated the massive M 8.9 earthquake / tsunami which struck Japan on March 11 2011. Click here for part 2 Click here for part 3 UPDATE 10:58 UTC : In this earthquake, the devastating tsunami affected coastal districts … [Read more...]