-2nd Quakes hit Izu island chain, Chiba, Shizuoka and Hokkaido...
Also: Tonight in Anchorage Alaska:
Earlier: PST- 1:24 p.m...
Avoiding Risk: Residents of Anchorage, Alaska were given notice:
-Warning issued Tsunami issued for coast (story below)
UPDATE: New Quakes, No Tsunami
FACTS: Both the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin Island:
These Islands are tectonically and volcanically active... A large earthquake in 1995 killed approximately 2,000 people on Sakhalin (total island population is about 680,000). The Kurils are home to about 35 active volcanoes. Fishing is the primary occupation in the region.-Interesting history about: