An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit eastern Japan on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Full story
Another powerful aftershock struck off Japan's northeast coast on Thursday and prompted a tsunami warning that has since been lifted. The epicentre was off the coast of Miyagi prefecture, not far from the damaged nuclear plant in Fukushima. ITN's Paul Davies reports.
A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit Northern Japan, and a tsunami alert has been issued. Don Blakeman, of the National Earthquake Information Center, and Mike Seidel, of the Weather Channel, discuss with msnbc's Thomas Roberts.
Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., talks about the Republicans’ plan to cut tsunami tracking systems and other disaster response agencies from the federal budget.
Ed breaks news that a fourth reactor is on fire in Japan, releasing more radiation, and talks with Chris Hayes about what happens if tragedy hits the U.S. and the vitality of funding for warning system technology.
NASA scientist Tom Wagner explains how earthquakes create the incredible force of a “wave train” and discusses what scientists are doing to improve tsunami warning systems.
Best of Late Night: Bill Maher skewers the GOP budget proposal for slashing funding to tsunami warning agencies, and SNL has a little fun with corn syrup.
HIGASHIMATSUSHIMA, JAPAN - APRIL 11: Buddhist monks gather at a burial site one month after the earthquake and tsunami struck on April 11, 2011 in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. A tsunami warning was issued today after a 6.6 aftershock struck south of Fukushima, one month after a magn