A sudden 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck the northeast part of Japan on 11 March 2011, Friday. At the same time, tsunami as high as 10 meter also struck along parts of the country’s coastline causing deaths, fires, and massive damage to the public. This is one of the largest earthquakes in the history of Japan and also the fifth in the world. According to CNN, when the tsunami followed, the U.S. National Weather Service issued a warning for at least 50 countries and its territories that could be in threat.
However, Japan has stronger buildings that can stand against the quake, so a lot of japan survived this time if compared to the past.
Let’s have a look on some live raw scenes captured on film and raw pictures taken on the spot by the reporters and publics at the moment when the disease struck Japan.
VIDEOS OF 2011 EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI IN JAPAN
Items were shaking inside the store in Tokyo, Japan
Film taken in a residential area in the city, Aoba, Sendai
High building shaking, Northeast Great Kanto, Japan
Tokyo earthquake AS IT HAPPENED 3/11/11
Earthquake Live in Japan – Yokohama, Tokyo March 11, 2011
Earthquake Tokyo March 11 2011
Japan Earthquake House shake Tokyo Sendai chiba Tsunami
Giant tsunami wave eats boat as earthquake hits Japan
Japan earthquake: CCTV video of tsunami wave hitting airport
Earthquake Triggers Tsunami in Japan
Video of mad tsunami waves battering ships, homes, cars after Japan earthquake
PHOTOS OF 2011 EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI IN JAPAN
PICTURES: Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan
More photos at nationaljournal and also at Boston- Massive earthquake hits Japan (47 photos total)