Saturday, March 12, 2011

Japan earthquake: CCTV video of tsunami wave hitting Sendai airport

A Historic Day In Japan

A tsunami triggered by a massive magnitude 8.9 earthquake in Japan rushed onto Northern California’s coast Friday, causing powerful surges that destroyed boat docks in Santa Cruz and Crescent City, sent beach-area residents in Pacifica and Half Moon Bay evacuating to higher ground and swept at least one man out to sea.

Post-Earthquake-Tsunami, 215 thousand Japanese Residents in Evacuation Being

Tokyo - After the earthquake and tsunami as high as 10 feet hit a number of Japanese territory, not a few people who lost their homes. Noted so far around more than 215 thousand people were in emergency evacuation.

Such as the Japanese National Police delivered and reported by AFP on Saturday (03/12/2011). It is known that the refugee emergency in the eastern and western Japan.

Of the total number of refugees, about 100 thousand are refugees from the central area of ​​the existing nuclear power plant in Fukushima. It is known that radiation leaks from nuclear reactors in the region that threaten its citizens.

Meanwhile, the number of residents who lost homes is expected to continue to grow. This is in line with the recognition of the police who have not received a report from the Miyagi region, where hundreds of people were reportedly killed.

Japan Earthquake 8.9 magnitude and Phenomena Supermoon

Devastating earthquake in Japan came after speculation about the effects of the phenomenon Supermoon. Supermoon is the phenomenon of the moon look so big in the sky because it is in a position closest to the earth for 18 years.

The day before the Japanese quake occurred, there are some people who tried to link the phenomenon Supermoon with the possibility of 'chaos on earth'. Conspiracy theories circulating on the internet mention Supermoon can trigger the occurrence of high waves, earthquakes, and volcanic eruption.

As reported, Saturday (12/03/2011), on March 19, the moon is only 221,567 miles from Earth and amateur researchers have predicted the emergence of extreme conditions on Earth.

Blogger Daniel Vogler in his writings at AccuWeather expresses the fact that the last time Supermoon phenomenon appeared on January 10, 2005, almost 2 weeks after the devastating 9.0 magnitude earthquake that devastated Aceh. "So beware, something 'big' can occur at these times," said Vogler.

Earthquake and Tsunami Victims Killed Japan

The number of temporary death toll from Japan earthquake and tsunami reached 1,000 people. 400 People known to be lost.
No citizen of casualties reported to be in an earthquake measuring 8.9 Richter's.

Embassy in Tokyo from NHK streaming releasing it in Twitter, Saturday (03/12/2011).

Meanwhile, the Embassy in Tokyo that the team would have to evacuate citizens in Fukushima, but stopped due to landslides that occurred between Miyagi and Iwate. The Japanese government deployed helicopters to rescue victims in Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture.

Residents in a radius of 10 km from the Fukushima nuclear power plant is recommended for rescue. This is because the increase in radiation levels to 1,000 times the normal scale.

The earthquake in Japan occurred at 12:46 GMT, Friday (11 / 3) yesterday, centered on 373 km northeast of Tokyo. Some time later the tsunami with a height of 4 meters to 10 meters.