Magnitude 6.2 Earthquake strikes Japan

A car is seen crushed by a collapsed house after a strong earthquake in Suzu city, Ishikawa prefecture, northern Japan, Friday, May 5, 2023. A strong earthquake hit Friday afternoon near central Japan, but there were no reports of a tsunami threat.(Kyodo News via AP)

A strong shallow earthquake struck Japan today killing one person and injuring 13 other people.

Strong earthquake hits Japan, killing one, injuring 13

Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Indonesia

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Indonesia on Monday, April 24, 2023 (according to the USGS Earthquake Map, other reports state April 25, 2023); with at least 5 aftershocks measuring between 4.6 and 5.8 on the Richter scale.

Witness – wave of flight and tsunami fears. 7.1 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

Virus cases in China top SARS as evacuations begin

A Japanese chartered plane carrying evacuees from Wuhan, China, landed at Haneda international airport in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

In this photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, travelers wearing face masks walk with their luggage at Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan in southern China’s Hubei province. The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak’s epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle. (Chinatopix via AP)

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Lava gushes from volcano near Manila; tens of thousands flee

A family rides their motorcycle through clouds of ash as they evacuate to safer grounds as Taal volcano in Tagaytay, Cavite province, southern Philippines on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Red-hot lava is gushing from the volcano after a sudden eruption of ash and steam that forced residents to flee and shut down Manila’s airport, offices and schools. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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