2007 Chuetsu offshore earthquake: The Government of Japan orders The Tokyo Electric Power Company to keep its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant closed pending safety checks after the earthquake caused a leak.
Japan allows International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors to visit the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant shut down after the recent 2007 Chuetsu offshore earthquake. 2007-07-23 (Context: 2007 Chuetsu offshore earthquake, Japan, Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant)
Japanese media reports claim that the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant will remain closed for at least a year following the 2007 Chuetsu offshore earthquake. 2007-07-19 (Context: 2007 Chuetsu offshore earthquake, Japan, Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant)
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes near Kumamoto, Japan, collapsing several buildings killing at least four people and injuring 400. However, no tsunami warning was issued and local nuclear power plants reported no problems. 2016-04-14 (Context: Japan, earthquake)
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck off the southwest coast of Japan. The quake occurred 119 miles (191 km) west-southwest of Kagoshima. The Pacific Tsunami Center reported no major tsunami threat. A small tsunami, 30 centimeters (11.8 inches), was observed on the southern island of Nakanoshima. No reports of major damage or injuries. 2015-11-14 (Context: Japan, earthquake)
An earthquake estimated at a magnitude of 6.0 hits Kobe, Japan, injuring at least 22 people. 2013-04-13 (Context: Japan, earthquake)
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