Satellite images of areas of Japan, where there was a great earthquake

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In order RIA Novosti received satellite images of north-eastern territories of Japan, March 11-12, where there was a series of aftershocks. Even a layman looking at these photos, can understand how devastating an earthquake, which has been called the Great East Japan Earthquake. Left: image IKONOS, shooting date 12.03.11 (GEOEYE, ETC "RDC"). Right: a snapshot before the crash. data Google.Earth

 

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On the morning of March 12 the world's satellite operators conducting optical survey of the disaster area in Japan. In the photo: satellite imagery of the earthquake in Japan, the destruction of industrial facilities.

 

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Commissioned by ETC "RDC" received IKONOS satellite images and online transferred to the Russian Emergencies Ministry. In the photo: satellite imagery of the earthquake in Japan, the removal of the vessel to the shore.

 

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Image analysis of Tokyo showed no significant damage, which indicates the high earthquake resistance of buildings, said http://www.scanex.ru Pictures show: most damage noted on the east coast of the country.

 

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According to 18:30 MSK Saturday, the number of dead and missing from the earthquake reached 1.7 thousand. This number does not include 9,5 thousand people from the small town of Minami-Sanriku in Miyagi prefecture. These people are on the list of Japanese authorities as "persons unknown c bond." Currently 7.5 thousand residents — less than half the population of Minami-Sanriku — are in the evacuation center. In the photo: satellite imagery of the earthquake in Japan, the removal of the vessel to the shore.

 

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Recall one of the strongest earthquakes in recent years happened on Friday off the coast of Miyagi prefecture 373 km north-east of Tokyo. Magnitude of 8.9. The earthquake caused a great tsunami in parts of the height of the tidal wave was more than ten meters. In the photo: satellite imagery of the earthquake in Japan, the destruction of roads

 

 

North-east of Japan, two days after the disaster

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More than three thousand people were rescued in northeastern Japan following the devastating earthquake yesterday. Magnitude of 8.9.

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To understand what a "8.9 magnitude", just look at these photos.

 

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Japanese authorities are involved in the response to the earthquake and tsunami disaster areas, a total of about 20,000 troops of the defense of the country.

 

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Many of the Japanese tsunami-affected areas spent last night on rooftops waiting for help. People who find themselves trapped in a sheet spread on the roofs of the letters "SOS".

 

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The townspeople are still afraid to return to their homes. In particular, in Tokyo still feel underground vibrations.

 

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At night in the cities along the coast continued blazing fires.

 

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Fire at the Cosmo Oil refinery in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo, could not put out in one day, and work will continue on March 12.

 

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On the streets of Miyako — interspersed with cars, boats and debris house.

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Here you can find the fighter defense forces in Japan.

 

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Tsunami swept cars like toys.

 

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Poised to become a pile of chips.

 

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Recall one of the strongest earthquakes in recent years happened off the coast of Japan's Miyagi prefecture 373 km north-east of Tokyo, on Friday, March 11.
The earthquake caused a great tsunami in parts of the height of the tidal wave was more than ten meters. In the photo: ships beached tsunami after the earthquake in Miyagi prefecture, northeastern Japan.

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On Saturday, the body of 400 to 500 people have been found in Miyagi Prefecture in northeastern Japan. Thus, according to 14:00 MSK, the number of victims of elements after confirmation of the exact number of deaths could exceed one thousand. Currently, the Japanese government confirmed the death of 599 people. Pictured: a crashed during the earthquake and tsunami in the town train Matsushima, Miyagi Prefecture.

 

Source: rian.ru.

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