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Japan Meteorological Agency
A powerful earthquake, measuring magnitude 7.3, has struck Japan, triggering a tsunami evacuation warning.
An earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.1, has struck western Japan, with no immediate reports of damage.
An earthquake, measuring magnitude 4.5, has struck northern Japan, with authorities saying there was no risk of a tsunami.
A volcano, Mount Aso, has erupted the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, with no reports of damage or injures.
Japanese authorities have urged at least 350,000 people to flee from Typhoon Nangka, as it made landfall on Japan, killing at least two people.
A strong earthquake, measuring magnitude 6.9, struck off Japan, located at a significant depth, with no tsunami risk being issued.
An earthquake, measuring magnitude 5.6, struck the Japanese capital Tokyo and surrounding areas of eastern Japan, but no tsunami warning was issued.
A strong earthquake, measuring a 6.8 magnitude, has struck Taiwan and islands in the far south of Japan, with a tsunami warning initially being prompted.
A small tsunami, triggered by a strong undersea earthquake, has struck a section of Japanese coastline that was devastated by the 2011 tsunami.