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3 years 7 months ago

An emergency at second nuclear plant declared in Japan

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's nuclear safety agency is reporting an emergency at a second reactor in the same complex where an explosion occurred earlier. The agency says the cooling system has now malfunctioned at the plant's Unit 3. The plant is one of two damaged in Friday's earthquake and tsunami.

4 years 5 months ago

Magnitude 7.4 quake rattles western Indonesia

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 rattled Indonesia's North Sumatra province Sunday, prompting a brief local tsunami watch, knocking out power and damaging some homes, officials said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the afternoon quake hit 135 miles southeast of Banda Aceh at a depth at 38...

4 years 8 months ago

Strong earthquake hits off southern Japan coast

There are no immediate reports of damage or casualties following a strong earthquake that shook several small islands off Japan's southern coast today. The quake caused officials to temporarily issue a tsunami warning. Japan's Meteorological Agency says the earthquake hit shortly after 3 p.m. local time and registered magnitude 6.6....

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