tsunami

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

Baby rescued from rubble after Japan earthquake

An eight-month-old baby has been rescued from a flattened house with no visible injuries after an earthquake in Japan.

March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016

Japan marks fifth tsunami anniversary

Japan is marking the fifth anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left more than 18,000 dead or missing.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

Japan earthquake: Small tsunami triggered

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes off Japan's south-western coast, triggering a small tsunami.

October 3, 2015
October 3, 2015

Is ancient 800-ft megatsunami wave a sign of things to come?

Scientists have found evidence off the west coast of Africa that tens of thousands of years ago a collapsing volcano sparked a megatsunami producing waves up to 800 feet high.

September 17, 2015
September 17, 2015

Powerful Chile quake kills at least eight, one million evacuated

A powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Chile, killing eight people, forcing the evacuation of a million and sparking warnings that tsunami waves could reach Japan.

September 12, 2015
September 12, 2015

Strong earthquake jolts Tokyo

A strong earthquake shakes Tokyo, knocking books from shelves, but authorities say there is no risk of a tsunami.

August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015

Chittagong city embankment in danger (video)

Cracks have started to appear on parts of the Chittagong city embankments from being hit by the mighty waves of the Bay of Bengal.

August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015

Japan restarts nuclear plant since Fukushima disaster

Japan has restarted its first nuclear reactor under new safety rules following the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

May 30, 2015
May 30, 2015

Powerful 7.8-magnitude quake shakes Japan

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Japanese coast, shaking buildings in Tokyo, an AFP correspondent reports.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

Eastern Japan shaken by 5.6 magnitude quake

Earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.6 shakes Tokyo and surrounding areas, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency says.