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A massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake has struck off Japan's northeastern coast, triggering a four meter tsunami that washed away cars along parts of the coastline.
Video from national broadcaster NHK showed dozens of cars, large ferries and some buildings being swept out to sea in the port city of Kamaishi in the province of Iwate.
The Japanese Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warming for the entire Pacific coast of Japan following the quake that struck about 125 kilometers off the eastern coast, at a depth of 10 kilometers. Residents in the coastal areas have been urged to immediately evacuate to higher ground.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in the U.S. state of Hawaii said a tsunami warning was also in effect for Russia, Marcus Island and the Northern Marianas. It said a tsunami watch was issued for Guam, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia and Hawaii.Strong 8.9 earthquake rocks Japan, tsunami hits North East
Friday's massive quake was felt in Tokyo, where it shook buildings and caused several fires. The Tokyo metro system says all train and subway traffic in the city has been stopped.
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has convened an emergency meeting of the Cabinet to assess the situation. ,Japan was struck by a magnitude-8.8 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, triggering a 13-foot (4-meter) tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicenter. (March 10)apan earthquake 2012 pole shift edgar cayce dont know if its true but this is crazy what country next thanks to godlikeproduction forum for reporting so quickly doomtards godspeedjapan
magnitude 8.4 earthquake (changed from 7.9 or 8.8) in Japan, march 11th in Japan - mixed reports coming out
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2011 japan earthquake
lots of earthquakes lately on ring of fire.A massive 8.9 magnitude quake has hit the northeast coast of Japan and triggered a tsunami warning across the Pacific Ocean.
There have been several strong aftershocks and a warning of a ten-metre tsunami following the quake, which also caused buildings to shake violently in the capital Tokyo.
Several people have injured after a roof collapsed at a hall in Tokyo where a graduation ceremony for 600 students was being held.Breaking news: 8.9 earthquake and tsunami hits Japan
One person was confirmed dead in the city of Sendai in the northeast and there are reports of several large fires in the city.CRAZYY!!! Tsunami 8.9 Earthquake Strikes North Japan 2011
The runways at Sendai Airport have been submerged, with dozens of people seen on the roof of the terminal building.
Television pictures showed a vast wall of water carrying buildings and debris across a large area of coastal farmland.
Public broadcaster NHK showed flames and black smoke billowing from a building in Odaiba, a Tokyo suburb.
Bullet trains to the north of the country have been halted and nuclear power plants have been shut down.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan quickly assembled his cabinet after the quake hit. Mr Kan said that no nuclear plant radiation has leaked after the earthquake.
The government has dispatched naval vessels from near Tokyo to the worst-hit northeastern area of Miyagi.
The US Geological Survey said the massive quake struck off-shore 130km east of Sendai in Honshu at a depth of 24km.
The USGS initially reported a 7.9 quake and later upgraded the magnitude to 8.8 and then to 8.9.
'The building shook for what seemed a long time and many people in the newsroom grabbed their helmets and some got under their desks,' Reuters correspondent Linda Sieg said in Tokyo.
'It was probably the worst I have felt since I came to Japan more than 20 years ago.'
Earthquake felt in Beijing,The earthquake was felt as far away as the Chinese capital of Beijing, 2,500km to the west.
Russia's emergency ministry has issued a tsunami warning for the Kuril Island chain.
Taiwan's central weather bureau has also warned people living on the island's east and northeast coasts to be on guard for tsunamis.
Indonesia has warned people living on its eastern parts including Papua, Maluku and North Sulawesi about a possible tsunami.
The US has placed the west coast and Hawaii on tsunami 'watch', urging residents to stay tuned to radio and telelvision for more information.
Tokyo sits on the intersection of three continental plates - the Eurasian, Pacific and Philippine Sea plates - which are slowly grinding against each other, building up enormous seismic pressure.
The Department of Foreign Affairs has said that concerned relatives should contact it on 4082000.pray for Japan