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Category: Japan Tsunami

Quake Moved Japan coast  by 8 feet: USGS

Quake Moved Japan coast by 8 feet: USGS

Japan’s recent massive earthquake, one of the largest ever recorded, appears to have moved the island by about eight feet (2.4 meters), the US Geological Survey said, and earth axis moves ten inches.

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Model Shows Intense Wave Power of Tsunami

Model Shows Intense Wave Power of Tsunami

A video model created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows, the extraordinary power of the tsunami that struck the coast of Japan, and propagation of waves more than a hundred miles long spreading throughout the Pacific basin.

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Japan: Tsunami Filmed By Amateurs

Japan: Tsunami Filmed By Amateurs

Two days later, Japanese TV stations are receiving horrifying footage of the tsunami, filmed by amateurs.

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Japan earthquake and tsunami: How to help

Japan earthquake and tsunami: How to help

Listed are organizations that are working on relief and recovery in the region.

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The European Commission activates Europe’s civil protection system

The European Commission activates Europe’s civil protection system

Japan is one of the best-prepared countries in the world to cope with disasters, but the sheer magnitude of this earthquake and the tsunami means that international assistance is needed.

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Massive Quake triggers devastating Tsunami, Japan

Massive Quake triggers devastating Tsunami, Japan

A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes on record slammed Japan’s north-eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away ships, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control. Japan issued its most serious tsunami warning, saying a wave as high as 20 ft could strike the coast near Miyagi prefecture.The massive 8.8 magnitude quake struck about 382 kilometers northeast of Tokyo.

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