TOKYO— A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Saturday off the coast of southwest Japan, triggering a small tsunami. The earthquake struck at 5:51 a.m. at a depth of 10 kilometers about 190 kilometers southwest of Kagoshima city, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. A tsunami advisory for Kagoshima prefecture and a string of small islands was lifted at 7:20 a.m..» Read More
John Vidale, University of Washington director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, provides insight to the wide range of applications for the ShakeAlert system, and the cost to build the system.
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CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on what it takes to get businesses back up and running after an earthquake.
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