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Dec 7, 2012 / 157 notes

M7.3 Strong Earthquake Strikes Northeastern Coast of Japan

Tsunami Warning Issued and the first small tsunami waves hit afterward. 

TOKYO — A strong earthquake struck Friday off the coast of northeastern Japan in the same region that was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. Authorities issued a warning of a possible tsunami. The warning said the tsunami could be as high as 2 meters (2.19 yards).

The Japan Meteorological Agency said the earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 and struck in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Miyagi prefecture at 5:18 p.m. (0818 GMT). The epicenter was 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) beneath the seabed.

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Oct 29, 2011 / 3,108 notes

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nevver:

宮古市

Black Tsunami at Miyako city, Iwate pref., North of Miyagi pref.
Mar 13, 2011 / 2,465 notes

nevver:

宮古市

Black Tsunami at Miyako city, Iwate pref., North of Miyagi pref.

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Japan Earthquake Pictures — Epic Devastation, Left Nothing
posted by do-nothing | via Daily Mail Online
Mar 12, 2011 / 7 notes
Japan Earthquake Pictures — Epic Devastation, Coastal Inferno
posted by do-nothing | via Daily Mail Online:
Flames engulf buildings in an industrial complex in Sendai, north-eastern Japan
Mar 12, 2011 / 8 notes

Japan Earthquake Pictures — Epic Devastation, Coastal Inferno

posted by do-nothing | via Daily Mail Online:

Flames engulf buildings in an industrial complex in Sendai, north-eastern Japan

Japan Earthquake Pictures — Epic Devastation, Coastal Inferno
posted by do-nothing | via Daily Mail Online

Thick black smoke rises from burning buildings in a factory zone in Sendai, north-eastern Japan
Mar 12, 2011 / 21 notes

Japan Earthquake Pictures — Epic Devastation, Coastal Inferno

posted by do-nothing | via Daily Mail Online

Thick black smoke rises from burning buildings in a factory zone in Sendai, north-eastern Japan

do-nothing:

Japan: earthquake aftermath - The Big Picture - Boston.com
Smoke rises from a burning factory in Sendai March 12. (Kyodo/Reuters) #
Mar 12, 2011 / 30 notes

do-nothing:

Japan: earthquake aftermath - The Big Picture - Boston.com

Smoke rises from a burning factory in Sendai March 12. (Kyodo/Reuters) #

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Japan’s Air Force Jet F-2 was pushed and crushed into the building by Tsunami.

zenigata:

虹裏 img 流されてF-2
Mar 12, 2011 / 387 notes

Japan’s Air Force Jet F-2 was pushed and crushed into the building by Tsunami.

zenigata:

虹裏 img 流されてF-2

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It’s Gone. The entire town has disappeared.

loveeejapan:

producermatthew: 
A photo of Sendai, Japan on March 11th, 2011 (left) before the massive earthquake and tsunami, and after on March 12, 2011 (right), photographed by Taiwan’s National Space Organization.
Mar 12, 2011 / 1,647 notes

It’s Gone. The entire town has disappeared.

loveeejapan:

producermatthew

A photo of Sendai, Japan on March 11th, 2011 (left) before the massive earthquake and tsunami, and after on March 12, 2011 (right), photographed by Taiwan’s National Space Organization.

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Ship Landed   |  by REUTERS/Kyodo
farhaaan:

A ship tossed ashore by a tsunami following an earthquake is seen in  Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan March 12, 2011. Japan confronted  devastation along its northeastern coast on Saturday, with fires raging  and parts of some cities under water after a massive earthquake and  tsunami that likely killed at least 1,000 people. REUTERS/Kyodo
Mar 12, 2011 / 398 notes

Ship Landed   |  by REUTERS/Kyodo

farhaaan:

A ship tossed ashore by a tsunami following an earthquake is seen in Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan March 12, 2011. Japan confronted devastation along its northeastern coast on Saturday, with fires raging and parts of some cities under water after a massive earthquake and tsunami that likely killed at least 1,000 people. REUTERS/Kyodo

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rodrigoebr:

The town of Minamisanriku, where 9500 people are unaccounted for.

This looks like Hiroshima after the atomic bombing.There are many towns in the similar situation now. heart wrenching.
Mar 12, 2011 / 166 notes

rodrigoebr:

The town of Minamisanriku, where 9500 people are unaccounted for.

This looks like Hiroshima after the atomic bombing.
There are many towns in the similar situation now. heart wrenching.

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Japanese Government Confirms Meltdown
March 13, 2013 6:48 AM in Japan  |  March 12, 2011 21:48 GMT/16:48 EST/13:48 PST

Japan’s Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) said March 12 that the explosion at the Fukushima Daiichi No. 1 nuclear plant could only have been caused by a meltdown of the reactor core, Japanese daily Nikkei reported. 
This statement seemed somewhat at odds with Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano’s comments earlier March 12, in which he said “the walls of the building containing the reactor were destroyed, meaning that the metal container encasing the reactor did not explode.”…
Read more on STRATFOR  |  Photo via MSNBC.com
Mar 12, 2011 / 13 notes

Japanese Government Confirms Meltdown

March 13, 2013 6:48 AM in Japan  |  March 12, 2011 21:48 GMT/16:48 EST/13:48 PST

Japan’s Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) said March 12 that the explosion at the Fukushima Daiichi No. 1 nuclear plant could only have been caused by a meltdown of the reactor core, Japanese daily Nikkei reported. 

This statement seemed somewhat at odds with Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano’s comments earlier March 12, in which he said “the walls of the building containing the reactor were destroyed, meaning that the metal container encasing the reactor did not explode.”…

Read more on STRATFOR  |  Photo via MSNBC.com

Massive Earthquake Hits Japan - The Big Picture | Boston.com
pozzvino8:

Giant fireballs rise from a burning oil refinery in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture (state) after Japan was struck by a strong earthquake off its northeastern coast.
Photo by Japan’s Kyodo News | via Associated Press
Mar 11, 2011 / 9 notes

Massive Earthquake Hits Japan - The Big Picture | Boston.com

pozzvino8:

Giant fireballs rise from a burning oil refinery in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture (state) after Japan was struck by a strong earthquake off its northeastern coast.

Photo by Japan’s Kyodo News | via Associated Press

apsies:

Cars and debris are carried by the tsunami at Sendai Airport in Miyagi Prefecture. (AP)
Mar 11, 2011 / 638 notes

apsies:

Cars and debris are carried by the tsunami at Sendai Airport in Miyagi Prefecture. (AP)

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Cooper Goes to Japan

On Monday, one of the world’s top-notch journalists, Anderson Cooper of CNN AC360º, will broadcast LIVE from the quake zone in Japan. Expect his superb, get-to-the-point report to tell the truth from the real world.
Mar 11, 2011 / 17 notes

Cooper Goes to Japan

On Monday, one of the world’s top-notch journalists, Anderson Cooper of CNN AC360º, will broadcast LIVE from the quake zone in Japan. Expect his superb, get-to-the-point report to tell the truth from the real world.