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# sendai - Friday 7 December, 2012

Japan hit by series of earthquakes and 1-metre tsunami

No reports of injuries although the location of quake, off the coast of Sendai and Miyaki prefecture, raised ghost of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

# sendai - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

New Co Clare seismometer detects 1.1-mag Donegal earthquake

The new seismometer at the Cliffs of Moher is also sensitive enough to have recorded this morning’s 6.9-mag quake in Japan.

Japan removes tsunami alert after 6.9-mag earthquake

The quake struck shortly before 9:10am Irish time, around 150 miles off the country’s north-eastern coast.

# sendai - Friday 9 September, 2011

Gallery: Japan's tsunami repairs, six months on Japan This post contains images

Gallery: Japan's tsunami repairs, six months on

Sunday marks the six-month anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed tens of thousands. The repairs are ongoing.

# sendai - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

From The42 Japanese baseball opens to relief and cheers Let's Play Ball

Japanese baseball opens to relief and cheers

“I think this is going to be a healing process” – first pitch this morning signals return to normal life, officials hope.

# sendai - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Department advises against non-essential travel to Bahrain

Irish citizens in Bahrain, or intending to travel there, are asked to register online with the Department of Foreign Affairs.

# sendai - Monday 14 March, 2011

"There is no food" - patients left without rations in quake-stricken Japanese hospitals

Some hospitals have been left without food, power or running water.

# sendai - Friday 11 March, 2011

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events

A timeline of how today’s terrifying events have unfolded, beginning with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake which struck at 5.46am Irish time.

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami Japan Earthquake This post contains videos

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami

In video: how tourists and the residents of Japan experienced today’s earthquake.

POLICE IN MIYAGI, Japan, have discovered 200-300 bodies in a coastal area at the stricken Sendai city, the Kyodo News Agency is reporting. More to come.

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today

Map shows the extent of earthquake activity – the bigger the square, the bigger the quake.