A massive earthquake has hit Japan. Its is the strongest to hit Japan in 300 years and it has wrecked havoc across the island. There are tsunami alerts all along the western board of the America’s. Only 6 other earthquakes have ever been recorded before. The death tolls is 26 but that is likely to rise significantly on the basis of footage shown
Waves of up to 3 meter have hit smallers islands in the pacific, and there are reports of waves up to 10 meters having sweep Japan itself. Northern Philipines, Indonesia and other pacific nation are all on high alert.
Technical data on the earthquakes can be found here. This list contains all earthquakes with magnitude greater than 2.5 located by the USGS and contributing networks in the last week (168 hours). Magnitudes 4.5 and above are in bold font. Magnitudes 6 and above are in red. (Some early events may be obscured by later ones on the maps.)
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This from the airport in Tokoyo