The earthquake and tsunami in Japan: 1,300 dead, 2,600 missing

In Japan, on the disaster killed and missing more than 2 thousand 600 people. Japanese authorities have officially confirmed the death of over 1,300 people from the devastating magnitude 9 earthquake that struck on March 11 in the north-east of the country. Even thousands of people are reported missing. The authorities can not reach tens of thousands of residents. Rescue services regularly report new found bodies of victims. The police chief of Miyagi prefecture, which suffered more than others from the tidal wave, suggests that only in his prefecture death toll exceeds 10,000. "I have no doubt

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In China, in Jiangsu observed an unusual phenomenon

In the city of Nanjing, mainland China formed a failure, and at the same time appeared in the sky giant cloud in the form of rings.

March 10 Chinese media reported that in Nanjing, in the center of the city, formed a dip of 5 meters long and 2 meters deep. Of the witnesses were no injuries.

In the sky on the same day there was a cloud in the giant ring-shaped. This surprising phenomenon has attracted a large number of observers.

According to the specialist science and technology and instrumentation research Seismological Service of the city of

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Japan continues to shake

New earthquake of magnitude 6 occurred on Sunday in northeastern Japanese island of Honshu. National Directorate of Meteorology warned of the possible danger of tsunami waves on the Pacific coast. The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, and its focus was at a depth of 10 km from the ocean floor. Strong tremors were felt in 16 of the 47 prefectures of Japan, including Tokyo. In just the past two days in Japan were about three hundred aftershocks of magnitude 3 to 7, according to ITAR-TASS. Several million people of

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In Japan, there was another major earthquake

The new 6.4-magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan, the national meteorological office warned of tsunami on the Pacific coast. The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Chiba Prefecture. Strong tremors were felt in Tokyo and in 15 prefectures of Japan. In just the past two days in Japan recorded more than 280 earthquakes with a magnitude of 3 to 7, according to ITAR-TASS.

The damage from the disaster in Japan is terrible to present

Today Japan, which suffered the most before the terrible earthquake in its history, was on the brink of a new, no less devastating disaster.

Morning at the stricken nuclear power plant disaster, "Fukushima-1" there was a serious accident. There, the roof collapsed and the wall of one of the units. Although the authorities claim that there is no danger of a radiation leak, within sixty miles of the station was a mass evacuation.

Meanwhile, the rest of the affected areas today began receiving updates regarding the destruction and casualties. According

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New earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred on Saturday in northern Japan

New earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred on Saturday in northern Japan in Fukushima Prefecture, where the two victims of Japanese nuclear power plant, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. New quake recorded at 22.15 local time (16.15 MSK) at a depth of 37 kilometers. The earthquake was located 84 kilometers south-east of Fukushima — administrative center of the prefecture and 217 kilometers northeast of Tokyo. Reuters originally reported that the magnitude of the quake was 6.0. Timely information about the possible damage is not reported. Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 and above is considered strong and can cause

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in the area of Honshu

Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred on Saturday near the island of Honshu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake recorded at 19.53 local time (13.53 MSK) at 157 kilometers north-east of the city of Sendai, located in the most affected by the earthquake and tsunami area. Earthquake source lies at a depth of 24 kilometers.

Earlier, NHK television reported aftershocks in the prefecture of Iwate.

After the devastating March 11 earthquake in Japan, a series of aftershocks above magnitude 6.0.

One of the strongest earthquakes in recent years happened off the coast of Miyagi Prefecture, 373 kilometers northeast of

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A series of new earthquakes with a magnitude 5,0-6,8 occurred in Japan

A series of more than 30 earthquakes with a magnitude of groundwater from 5.0 to 6.8 occurred on Saturday near the eastern coast of Japan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Groundwater level were recorded in the region of the island of Honshu — the largest island of the Japanese archipelago, where on Friday was one of the strongest in the history of Japan's 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

At least 703 people died in the earthquake and subsequent tsunami on Friday, according to AFP, referring to the police. However, the local media reported that the final number of

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In Japan, 750 people were killed, 200,000 missing

Installed in the deaths of 705 people in Japan, more than 200,000 — in the list of missing persons. The country has fallen series of devastating earthquakes and tsunamis. ITAR-TASS referring to the Police Headquarters of the country. In Nagano and Niigata prefectures today registered new earthquakes, at least 30 people were injured. The magnitude of today's most powerful earthquake of 6.7 were marked tremors of magnitude 4.5 and 5. Located in Niigata Prefecture world's largest nuclear power plant, "the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant" is not affected. Niigata and Nagano have no relation to the north-east coast of the

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Off the coast of Honshu earthquake with magnitude 6.8

Saturday morning off the coast of the Japanese island of Honshu earthquake with magnitude of 6.8, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 04.47 MSK at a depth of 25 kilometers. The epicenter was located 170 kilometers from the coast.

Information about the destruction and casualties were reported.

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