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Seismic Shifts Could Increase Quake Chances in Japan

NU Online News Service, Feb. 17, 9:20 a.m. EST

The 30-year rupture probability of magnitude 6.7 earthquakes in the Kanto Plain in Japan—which includes Tokyo—may have increased from 72 percent, to between 81 percent and 93 percent since the massive Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, which killed 20,000 people, according to a study by AIR Worldwide.

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