A strong earthquake rocked the Tokyo area at 8.23 p.m. on Saturday. The epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean off the Boso Peninsula in Chiba Prefecture. It measured lower 5 on the Japanese scale.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 - 30km SE of Ohara, Japan
The intense rainfall triggered huge landslides and flash floods in Hiroshima, Okayama, Kyoto
Death toll rises to at least 20 in record Japan rains, officials say
Death toll tops 30 in western Japan torrential rain
At least 27 killed, 47 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan
At least 10 people are believed buried alive by landslide in Hiroshima Prefecture as heavy rainfall continued in wide areas of Japan.
12 missing as heavy rain continues in western Japan
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Hundreds of thousands evacuated in Japan as 'historic' rain falls; four dead
Hundreds of thousands evacuated in Japan as 'historic' rain falls; two dead
Japan executes Shoko Asahara, leader of Aum Shinrikyo cult, whose 1995 attack on the Tokyo metro killed 13 people
A Japanese victim of state kidnapping by North Korea urges PM Shinzo Abe to hold direct talks with Kim Jong Un to bring all abductees back
The two top executives of a Tokyo university suspected of involvement in graft scandal that led to the arrest of a senior education ministry official.
Authorities advise over 16,000 people in western Japan to evacuate, in fear of mudslides due to heavy rain continuing for days.
Heavy rains force evacuation of thousands in Japan; one killed
North Korea berates Japan for violating human rights of Korean students
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 120km SSE of Shizunai, Japan
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JUL 1: A JMSDF Kawasaki P-1 assigned to NAF Atsugi tracked and monitored a group of three Russian Navy Vessels which included two Udaloy I-class destroyers Admiral Tributs and Vinogradov and the Pechenga transiting the Tsushima Strait and sailing into the Sea of Japan(East Sea), Eastbound.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 76km ENE of Mutsu, Japan
VIDEO: Korean Air B777-300 (HL7573) broke its right maingear axle after a firm touchdown on runway 16L at Tokyo-Narita Intl Airport (RJAA) on 2018-06-29. Smoke is visible on the roll-out.
Alternative views from the MOMO 2 launch attempt, including launch control's camera near the end.
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A combination of video grabs from Interstellar Technologies shows the failed launch of the rocket MOMO-2 in Taiki, Kokkaido prefecture on Saturday June 30. The launch was supposed to send the rocket carrying observational equipment to an altitude of over 100 kilometers.
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Momo2 debris and launchpad, the building seems to be undamaged.
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Momo-2 rocket explosion during launch