Japanese television showed dramatic footage today: the coast after a powerful earthquake formed a giant whirlpool. The footage can be seen as it enters the vessel. We have previously reported the disappearance of the ship on board of which there were 100 people. Their fate is not known, said "Russia-24".
According to ITAR-TASS, the regional offices of the United Nations is in the Pacific are busy gathering information on the impact of the devastating earthquake in Japan to determine the size and specific humanitarian aid, which is needed there.
March 11 at 14:46 Tokyo time in Japan was a major earthquake. According to preliminary estimates, the strength of earthquakes at the epicenter reached 8.8 on the Richter scale. In the hours that followed marked by a series of aftershocks smaller force. On the Pacific coast of Japan, there is a tsunami of up to 10 meters. The earthquake and tsunami led to casualties among Japanese citizens and destruction
scales are specified. There are disruptions in transport and communications.