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Chinese Ghost Town Emerges From Under Water (PHOTOS)
World  (tags: China, Xuanping, earthquake, flood, disaster, ghost town, world, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 330 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
These astonishing pictures show an entire village emerging from a lake - five years after it was completely flooded following a massive earthquake.
China's Gansu Province Hit By Powerful Earthquakes
World  (tags: asia, china, deathtoll, earthquake )

Kit
- 373 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two powerful earthquakes have struck China's north-west Gansu province, killing at least 75 people and leaving more than 400 others injured.
Two Years After Fukushima, Japan Worries About the Next Big Quake
World  (tags: Japan, Tokyo, Fukushima, earthquake, tsunamis, seismographs, TEPCO, shuganai )

Angelika
- 505 days ago - world.time.com
When the Big One hits Tokyo, experts warn, the impact will be catastrophic. Such an event, the scientists said, could mean a death toll of up to 11,000 people and $1 trillion in damages on the world's third-largest economy.
Large Earthquake Strikes Japan
World  (tags: Damage, disaster, earthquake, Japan )

Kit
- 543 days ago - livescience.com
An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 6.9 struck the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan today, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Iran Earthquake Kills at Least 87, Over 400 Hurt
World  (tags: children, death, earthquake, iran, news, Refugees&Relief )

Kit
- 718 days ago - abcnews.go.com
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake killed at least 87 people and injured over 400 others in northwestern Iran on Saturday, state TV said. Iran's main news channel said the quake hit the towns of Ahar, Haris and Varzaqan in East Azerbaijan province at 4:53 p.m.
Powerful Earthquake Strikes Poor Eastern Turkey
World  (tags: Powerful, earthquake, strikes, poor, eastern, Turkey )

Agnes
- 1011 days ago - cnn.com
Istanbul, Turkey (CNN) -- Turkey was struck by its most powerful earthquake in at least a decade Sunday, as a major tremor and at least seven aftershocks rattled the poor east of the country.
Silence As Japan Marks Six Months After Tsunami
World  (tags: Japan, Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, March 11, tsunami, earthquake, devastation, six months, mourners, silence, Minamisanriku, Tohoku )

Naoko
- 1052 days ago - japantoday.com
MINAMISANRIKU - Black-clad mourners fell silent in a devastated Japanese coastal town on Sunday, six months after an earthquake and tsunami left 20,000 dead or missing and sparked a nuclear crisis.
Magnitude-6.7 Quake Rattles Northern Japan
World  (tags: Magnitude-6.7 quake, Japan, World news, Earthquake )

Nancy
- 1132 days ago - edition.cnn.com
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 struck off the Pacific Coast of northern Japan early Thursday, Japanese and U.S. seismologists reported.
Japan Earthquake Appears to Increase Quake Risk Elsewhere in the Country
World  (tags: Japan, Earthquake, Disaster, tsunami )

Anna
- 1155 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Japan's recent magnitude 9.0 earthquake, which triggered a devastating tsunami, relieved stress along part of the quake fault but also has contributed to the build up of stress in other areas, putting some of the country at risk for up to years of .......
Life In The Shadow Of A Nuclear Disaster
World  (tags: Fukushima, radiation, evacuation, no-entry zone, nuclear plant, cows, dogs, shadow, Futaba, March 11, earthquake, tsunami, disaster, everyone is gone, no people, tax, money, changed, life, ghost town, contaminated )

Naoko
- 1192 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Under a brilliant, cloudless sky, a half-dozen cows and a pony wander freely, batting the flies off their ears and chewing on fresh green sprouts. A pair of friendly Shiba dogs - cautious for just a moment - trot up and wag their tails, expectantly >>
Strong Earthquake Rattles Japan; Tsunami Warning Issued
World  (tags: world, japan, tsunami, earthquake, destruction, news )

Cal
- 1210 days ago - npr.org
There's been a powerful earthquake off the North Central coast of Japan, near the same location of the 9.0-magnitude temblor on March 11 that set off a tsunami that pummeled cities along the coast, leaving thousands dead or missing.
People Are Awesome
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, crisis, earthquake, Heroism, Japan, Nuclear disaster, tsunami victims )

Kit
- 1223 days ago - good.is
Akaiwa ignored friends' pleas to wait for a military rescue, instead rummaging up some scuba gear and diving into the dark, cold, debris-filled tsunami. Hundreds of yards of swimming later, Akaiwa found his wife struggling against the 10-foot current-->
World Bank: Japan Reconstruction May Take 5 Years
World  (tags: Japan, world, reconstruction, world bank, earthquake, tsunami )

Anna
- 1227 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Japan may need five years to rebuild from the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that has caused up to $235 billion of damage, the World Bank said Monday.
Socks for Japan
World  (tags: Aid, earthquake, Japan, socks )

Kit
- 1228 days ago - jasonkelly.com
WHY SOCKS? Several reasons. Many of the victims ended up barefoot after fleeing in a hurry. In the disaster zone, feet get wet and then extra cold at night, especially in currently freezing weather. People often forget about socks in favor of more -->
Japan Atomic Woes Trigger Policy Review in Germany
World  (tags: nuclear energy, rethink, Japan, explosions, atomic plants, earthquake, tsunami, danger, Germany, energy, energy policy, reverse, Merkel, government )

Naoko
- 1232 days ago - ipsnews.net
The unfolding nuclear catastrophe in Japan, triggered by last Friday's massive earthquake ad tsunami, followed by a chain of explosions in atomic power plants, has forced the German government to rethink its own nuclear energy policy.
 

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