The earthquake) was a powerful magnitude 6.6 earthquake that occurred 10:13 a.m. local time (01:13 UTC) on July 16, 2007, in the northwest Niigata region of Japan. Eleven deaths and at least 1,000 injuries have been reported, and 342 buildings were completely destroyed, mostly older wooden structures. June 14, 2008.
Tokyo (/ ˈ t oʊ k i oʊ /, Japanese: 東京, Tōkyō ()), historically known in the West as Tokio and officially the Tokyo Metropolis (東京都, Tōkyō-to), is the capital, the largest city, and the most populous metropolitan area in the Greater Tokyo Area, the Kantō region, and Japan, as well as the most populous metropolitan area in the world and most populous prefecture of Japan.
Go Nagai’s manga Violence Jack is set in a scenario in which a gigantic earthquake called ‘The Great Kanto Hellquake’, reminiscent of the 1923 earthquake, devastates Tokyo and severs the Kanto region from the rest of Japan, as well as cutting it off from the outside world.
Japan today has the highest ratio of public debt to GDP of any developed nation, with national debt at 236% relative to GDP as of 2017. The Japanese yen is the world's third-largest reserve currency (after the US dollar and the euro). Japan's exports amounted to 18.5% of GDP in 2018.
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The University of Tokyo (東京大学, Tōkyō daigaku), abbreviated as Todai (東大, Tōdai) or UTokyo, is a public research university located in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan. Established in 1877, the university is the first Imperial University and currently selected as a Top Type university of Top Global University Project by the Japanese government .
Jan 13, 2012 · 2 days ago · The 2021 Chignik earthquake was the largest earthquake of 2021; it was also the largest earthquake in the United States since the 1965 Rat Islands earthquake.A small tsunami measuring at 21.3 cm (0.7 ft) was recorded in Old Harbor , Alaska and a 15.2 cm (0.5 ft) tsunami wave was recorded both in Sand Point , Alaska and Kodiak , Alaska.