A magnitude 7.3 earthquake has been recorded of the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports. The quake occurred at 2:10 a.m. local time Saturday.
Following the quake, the Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami advisory for several coastal regions of Japan.
No tsunami damage is expected, the agency said, but a slight change in sea level may be observed in some areas.
The USGS noted that there is not threat to the West Coast of the United States, or Hawaii.
More than two dozen people have died in West Virginia as a result of extreme flooding that inundated portions of the state on Thursday.
Another round of sizzling heat threatens to aggravate the ongoing wildfire situation across the southwestern United States through early week.
Following a rain-free weekend for many in the Northeast, residents may be wondering if this is a sign of things to come for July.
The next round of thunderstorm downpours will swing into the Appalachians with the risk of isolated flash flooding on Monday.
With the start of summer comes more time traveling and the unfortunate mess some items will leave if left baking in a hot car.
Showers threaten to cause delays on a nearly daily basis next week at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships.
Record heat: Burlington, VT: 96 (tied/1999) Montpelier, VT: 91 (90/1999) Massena, NY: 92 (91/1999) Williamsport,PA: 97 (95/1963) Boston, MA: 96 (tied/1941) Milton, MA: 96 (93/1999)
Tillers Ferry, SC (1901)
Rain of fish: "hundreds of little fish swimming between cotton rows" after a heavy shower (Monthly Weather Review).
Fort Yukon, AK (1915)
100 degrees -- hottest ever in any month for the 50th state.