Japan quake survivors face freezing rain, threat of landslides

01/04/2024

WAJIMA, Japan (Reuters) -Rescuers raced against the clock on Wednesday searching for survivors of an earthquake in western Japan that killed at least 65, while evacuees continued to wait for further aid amid freezing temperatures and heavy…

At least 57 dead, buildings destroyed as powerful quakes hit Japan

Associated Press 01/03/2024

WAJIMA, Japan — A series of powerful earthquakes that hit western Japan left at least 57 people dead and damaged thousands of buildings, vehicles and boats. Officials warned Tuesday that more quakes could lie ahead. Aftershocks continued…

1,300 Filipinos in Japan earthquake epicenter safe – PH embassy

01/03/2024

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Tuesday offered assistance to Japan which was hit by a magnitude 7.6  earthquake on New Year’s Day, saying Filipinos were deeply saddened by the tragedy that killed at least…

Japan quake toll nears 50 as rescuers battle to find survivors

Reuters 01/02/2024

WAJIMA, Japan — At least 48 people were killed after a powerful earthquake hit Japan on New Year’s Day, with rescue teams struggling on Tuesday to reach isolated areas where buildings had been toppled, roads wrecked and power…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Japan earthquake toll hits 30 as rescuers race to find survivors

CDN Digital 01/02/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. Japan earthquake toll hits 30 as rescuers race to find survivors At…

Bongbong Marcos: PH offers assistance to Japan after massive quake

Jean Mangaluz 01/02/2024

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Tuesday offered assistance to Japan after it was struck by a massive earthquake on New Year’s Day. At least eight people were killed in a magnitude 7.6 earthquake that…

Japan earthquake toll hits 30 as rescuers race to find survivors

Reuters 01/02/2024

NANAO, Japan — At least 30 people were killed after a powerful earthquake hit Japan on New Year’s Day, with rescue teams on Tuesday struggling to reach isolated areas where buildings had been toppled, roads wrecked and…

Powerful earthquake rocks Japan, nearly 100,000 residents ordered to evacuate

Reuters 01/02/2024

TOKYO — A powerful earthquake struck central Japan on Monday, killing at least one person, destroying buildings, knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes and prompting residents in some coastal areas to flee to higher…

Cebu Daily Newscast: Massive earthquake rocks Japan on New Year, triggers tsunami warnings

CDN Digital 01/01/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Monday, January 1, 2024. Massive earthquake rocks Japan on New Year, triggers tsunami warnings A massive…

Massive earthquake rocks Japan on New Year, triggers tsunami warnings

01/01/2024

A massive earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 hit central Japan on Monday, triggering a tsunami warning and advisories for residents to evacuate and prepare for possible aftershocks. A tsunami around 1 meter high struck parts…

Phivolcs logs over 6,500 aftershocks after magnitude 7.4 Surigao quake

John Eric Mendoza 12/25/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Over 6,500 aftershocks were recorded following the Magnitude 7.4 earthquake in Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur, state seismologists said on Monday. Of the 6,519 aftershocks recorded, only 61 were felt, ranging from Magnitude 1.2 to 6.6, according…

A dozen still missing after China’s earthquake

12/21/2023

BEIJING (Reuters) – A dozen people were still missing on Thursday after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck northwestern Gansu province late Monday and netizens questioned the speed at which rescue operations ended. Chinese media reported that search and…

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