Web Results

www.britannica.com/event/Japan-earthquake-and-tsunami-of-2011

Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011: Japan earthquake and tsunami, severe natural disaster that occurred in northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and killed at least 20,000 people. The event began with a powerful earthquake off the coast of Honshu, Japan’s main island, which initiated a series of large tsunami waves that devastated many coastal areas.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthquakes_in_2011

This is a list of earthquakes in 2011.Only earthquakes of magnitude 6 or above are included, unless they result in damage and/or casualties, or are notable for some other reason. All dates are listed according to UTC time. The 9.1 Tōhoku earthquake was the fourth most powerful ever recorded and triggered a massive tsunami (around 20,000 deaths). In a very busy year, many quakes caused damage ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Tōhoku_earthquake_and_tsunami

The 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku (東北地方太平洋沖地震, Tōhoku-chihō Taiheiyō Oki Jishin) was a magnitude 9.0–9.1 (M w) undersea megathrust earthquake off the coast of Japan that occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11 March 2011, with the epicentre approximately 70 kilometres (43 mi) east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tōhoku and the hypocenter at an ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/13/japan-earthquake-2011...

TAGAJO, Japan -- The death toll in Japan's earthquake and tsunami will likely exceed 10,000 in one state alone, an official said Sunday, as millions of survivors were left without drinking water ...

www.theguardian.com/.../21/japan-earthquake-death-toll-18000

Japan quake death toll passes 18,000 ... Mon 21 Mar 2011 03.47 EDT First published on Mon 21 Mar 2011 03.47 EDT. ... Japan earthquake survivor's grim search for his mother amid devastation.

www.livescience.com/39110-japan-2011-earthquake-tsunami...

This isn't likely to happen on the East Coast, but it could. This is an aerial view of damage to Sukuiso, Japan, a week after the earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated the area in March, 2011.

earthquake-report.com/2011/08/04/japan-tsunami-following...

UPDATE : The death toll from the March earthquake and tsunami may rise by hundreds as about 570 possible "related deaths" have been reported in Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima prefectures. The final death toll will include related deaths such as those from stress and chronic disease while living in shelters.

www.britannica.com/event/Japan-earthquake-and-tsunami-of...

Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011 - Aftermath of the disaster: Initial reports of casualties following the tsunami put the death toll in the hundreds, with hundreds more missing. The numbers in both categories increased dramatically in the following days as the extent of the devastation—especially in coastal areas—became known and rescue operations got under way.

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/8405619/...

Japan earthquake: death toll passes 10,000 Two weeks after northern Japan was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami, the number of confirmed dead has surpassed the 10,000 level with more than ...

www.nytimes.com/2011/03/14/world/asia/14japan.html

SENDAI, Japan — Japan reeled from a rapidly unfolding disaster of epic scale on Sunday, pummeled by the death toll, destruction and homelessness caused by the earthquake and tsunami and new ...