The last week or so has been a scary time in Japan with earthquakes and tremors rumbling about. There's been at least SEVEN recorded earthquakes with magnitudes registering at least a 3.5 on the Richter scale. Take a look at the data we gathered below. The dates range from June 17th to only a couple of days ago. Even Taiwan is experiencing some of the seismic action:
m=Magnitude recorded according to the Richter Scale.
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So far, residents in Japan are seeing some of the destruction first hand according to The Japan Times. The historic Drum Tower has collapsed after damages sustained from heavy downpours. It was originally built in 1607 during Japan's Feudal Era and it is a real shame to see it in its current state. Here's hoping things settle down enough for a possible repair job or a similar solution.