The warnings, issued for he US states of Alaska and Hawaii, the US Pacific territory of Guam, were later cancelled.
Government pledges to make water safe before release, but plan draws swift condemnation from China, South Korea.
Japan observes a minute of silence to commemorate the lives lost in the triple disaster of March 11, 2011.
It’s 10 years since a 4-storey high tsunami crashed into Japan’s northeastern coast. Steve Chao reported from the area.
Ten years after Japan’s deadly earthquake and tsunami, we take a look at how the disaster unfolded.
Tens of thousands were evacuated after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. Many still worry about radiation.
The woman’s skeletal remains were found on a beach in northeastern Japan, which was devastated by the giant wave.
More than 60,000 people reported feeling the earthquake with 282 people describing the shaking as ‘severe’.
The quake struck just after midnight on Thursday about 415km east of Vao in New Caledonia at a depth of 10km.
Turkey’s disaster relief agency reported 24 deaths and nearly 800 injuries, while in Greece two teenagers died in Samos.
As Central Sulawesi recovers from the 2018 quake and tsunami, one family is rebuilding their lives by casting bricks.
Progress made in some areas of Palu, but residents say livelihoods have suffered and aid distribution has been slow.