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M7.3 Japan earthquake strikes off Fukushima, triggers tsunami

November 22, 2016: A tsunami has been detected after magnitude 7.3 hit off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture at a depth of about 10 kilometers.

According to the Japan Meteorological Service (JMA), the earthquake struck on Tuesday morning at about 06:00 local time (21:00 GMT Monday).

The earthquake triggered a tsunami of up to 1.4 meters around Sendai, about 70 kilometers north of Fukushima, public broadcaster NHK reported.

The earthquake even briefly disrupted the cooling functions at a nuclear plant, the same region devastated by a massive quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011.

According to the Kyodo News, one woman suffered cut to her head from falling dishes.

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Will earthquake come again in Nepal? Any Chances/Possibilities?

Q: Will earthquake come again in Nepal? What are the Chances/Possibilities?
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Landslides, floods in Nepal kill 62 and leave 49 missing

July 13, 2020: Landslide and flooding caused by heavy rainfall have claimed lives of 62 people and left 49 others missing this July, Nepal's Disaster Risk Management Center confirmed.
Highest fatalities from landslide has been reported from Myagdi district. At least 18 people died two separate landslide disaster in Dhawalagiri Rural Municipality and Malika Rural Municipality of Myagdi district.
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