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  • Disastrous Earthquakes in Japan Associated Press In September 1923, a 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit the Nihonbashi district of Tokyo.

    Relief Effort Continues as Nuclear Worries Loom

  • Disastrous Japan Earthquakes Associated Press In September 1923, a 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit the Nihonbashi district of Tokyo.

    Quake, Tsunami Slam Japan

  • Associated Press September 1923: The Nihonbashi district, one of the busiest areas of Tokyo, was ruined when a 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit the region, killing about 143,000 people.

    Disastrous Japan Earthquakes

  • But China National Nuclear, the country's top nuclear-power developer, said this week it planned to build a new nuclear plant in the southwestern metropolis of Chongqing, which is around 480 kilometers from the epicenter of a 7.9-magnitude earthquake in 2008 that left nearly 90,000 people dead or missing in neighboring Sichuan province.

    China, Also on Fault Lines, Faces New Atomic Scrutiny

  • Tokyo Electric Power Co., the utility that owns and operates the crippled Daiichi plant, tested the facility to a 7.9-magnitude quake, the strongest its scientific models showed was possible in the area, according to company documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

    Reactors on Fault Lines Getting Fresh Scrutiny

  • In 1931, a 7.9-magnitude quake in Hawke's Bay on the North Island killed 256 people, the highest earthquake toll in the country's recorded history.

    New Zealand Expands Rescue Efforts

  • Office workers in Tokyo's Shiodome district near Tokyo Bay stay on the pedestrian deck Friday, March 11, 2011, shortly after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake has struck off Japan's northeastern coast.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • Yurikamome train passengers walk on the elevated track towards Shiodome Station in Tokyo near Tokyo Bay Friday, March 11, 2011, shortly after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake has struck off Japan's northeastern coast.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • In September 1923, a 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit the Nihonbashi district of Tokyo.

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  • That means a 7.9-magnitude earthquake could hit the region even a year from now.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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