Earthquake in Japan

In Japan, an earthquake with a magnitude of more than 8 points, which seismologists called the most powerful in the history of the country. Bole occurred 20 aftershocks that followed the shore struck a powerful tsunami wave heights up to 10 meters.

The epicenter was at a depth of 32 km, 400 km from Tokyo. In the north-east coast have found a 1000 bodies. The number of victims will increase as rescuers just started removing the debris. The economic damage is estimated at hundreds of billions of dollars. According to geophysicists, the earthquake in Japan shifted the Earth's axis by 15 centimeters.

On the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" there was an explosion. Break down the walls of one of the blocks.

The tsunami approaches the coast of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, March 11, 2011. (Photo: Kyodo | Reuters)

10-meter tsunami wave hits the residential area in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture. (Photo: Kyodo | Reuters)

As if the footage from Hollywood blockbusters. (Photo: Kyodo | Reuters)

Houses, cars, dirt - all mixed up, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, March 11, 2011. (Photo Keichi Nakane | AP)


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