Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, visits the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Japan in September. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, visits the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Japan in September. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, visits the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Japan in September. Photo: Kyodo

Natural disasters

Magnitude-6.5 earthquake jolts northern Japan, no threat of tsunami

  • The Meteorological Agency said one of the aftershocks of the 2011 quake triggered tsunami waves, killing 18,500
  • Earthquake-prone Japan sits at the convergence of four tectonic plates

Topic |   Natural disasters
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, visits the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Japan in September. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, visits the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Japan in September. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, left, visits the disaster-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant Japan in September. Photo: Kyodo
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