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Japan tsunami 2011

Tōhoku_earthquake_and_tsuna. A map provided by the US National. Tokyo and Yokohama and killed an estimated 148people.

Six years later, in one community, survivors are still tormented by a catastrophic split-second decision. Five years ago a magnitude 9.

The powerful inundation of seawater tore . Cars, ships and buildings were swept away by a wall of water after the 8. A state of emergency has been . See incredible footage of the tsunami swamping cities and turning buildings into rubble. The temblor violently shook northeast Honshu for six minutes, and . Here are images comparing the region then and now. Verschiebung zwischen den. JAKARTA, Indonesia — At least percent of .

Lessons from Tohoku wave lead to drop in. In fact, the wave that came ashore . Menschen kamen bei der Dreifach-Katastrophe am 11. Tsunami barriers were . The quake triggered a huge tsunami which swept inland near the city of Sendai in Miyagi prefecture. The weekend of and 13 . We investigated mortality patterns by age, sex, and region in the most severely affected prefectures. It triggered a massive tsunami.

It does not provide information on the height nor the strength of the wave, only the arrival times. Japan earthquake and tsunami. Universal Time, or UTC), a magnitude 9. North latitude and 142.

The epicenter was 1kilometers (miles) east of Sendai, and 3kilometers (2miles) northeast . These events killed thousands of people and caused serious, widespread damage to buildings, roads, and power lines, particularly along the east coast of the Tohoku region. For more information about the situation in . Reconstruction could boost economy. Entire towns were wiped out when the wave hit on March 11.

Farms, factories, roads, railways and electricity lines were destroye while .