Japan again threatens tsunami

Japan again threatens tsunami Natural disasters

March 13, 2012 on the north-eastern coast of Japan, an earthquake measuring 6.8. Since strong aftershocks continued, the National Weather Service warned residents of coastal prefectures of Aomori and Iwate, and the central and eastern part of the island of Hokkaido about a possible tsunami, but the warning was soon canceled.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 kilometers at a distance of 210 kilometers from the northern coast of Hokkaido and caused heavy seas: Japanese coast waves reached 20 and 10 centimeters. Therefore the height of the proposed tsunami could reach half a meter. In Tokyo, located at 730 kilometers from the epicenter of the earthquake, earthquake was not felt. According to the news agency, "Kyodo," reported damage to nuclear facilities in the quake zone were reported.

March 11, 2012 in Japan, there was silence in memory of those killed in the crash a year ago. The siren sounded across the country at exactly 2:46. Families of the victims gathered at the north-east of Japan to honor the family. On this day, thousands of protesters gathered near the government building in Tokyo to express their outrage to all of that is building nuclear power plants. In his speech, Mr. Noda, Minister of Japan, said the Japanese catastrophe such force is not the first, so the nation can recover and strength, and the ruined places.

A year ago, on March 11 earthquake triggered a powerful nine 20-meter tsunami that killed more than 19 thousand inhabitants. Particularly hard-hit Iwate Prefecture. More than 100,000 people forced to flee, still do not have a permanent residence. As a result of the events of March the Japanese nuclear power plant in Fukushima was destroyed, becoming the most serious nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. Of the 20 km exclusion zone around the nuclear power plant was evacuated over 10,000 people, many of them ever left the prefecture. Japan temporarily closed most of the 54 commercial nuclear reactors.

  1. On the anniversary of the devastating events in 2011 people come to honor the memory of the victims.

  2. Destroyed homes and cars caught in the sea near the city Ksennuma.

  3. Tsunami debris scattered over a wide area Iwate Prefecture.

  4. Machine in the middle of the debris in the city of Sendai after the event.

  5. The tsunami hundreds of homes razed.

  6. Protesters express their protest against the construction of new nuclear plants, forming a chain around the parliament building in Tokyo.

  7. In memory of those who died in the city of Koriyama was created in memory of the candles.

  8. 37-year-old Mika Hashikay mourns dead parents.

  9. Sato Tsubanuki family mourn the dead grandmother.

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