Magnitude 9 Earthquake in Kuril Trench ‘Highly Imminent’ — Government Scientists

Emperor and Empress visit Minami Sanriku after the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 11, 2011.    Japan is stepping up disaster prevention initiatives after government scientists recently made a forecast that a Magnitude 9 earthquake, which carries a risk of 20-plus-meter-high tsunami, is highly probable in the Kuril Trench.   The government’s Earthquake Research […]