Friday, March 11, 2011

8.9 Earthquake strikes Japan

8.9 Earthquake strikes Japan, triggers tsunami & Tsunami warning for Australia & New Zealand.
The quake struck at 2:46 p.m. and was followed by five powerful aftershocks within about an hour, the strongest measuring 7.1. The U.S. Geological Survey upgraded the strength of the first quake to a magnitude 8.9, while Japan's meteorological agency measured it at 8.4

TV footage showed waves of muddy waters sweeping over farmland near the city of Sendai, carrying buildings, some on fire, inland as cars attempted to drive away.

1 comment:

  1. thanx for the sharing. what a sad thing