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Dramatic New Video of Japan Tsunami

We’ve seen a lot of footage of the tragic Japan tsunami, but this clip is the most horrifying yet. Entitled “South Sanriku — Tsunami seen from Shizugawa High School,” it’s shot from high ground, but toward the end of the video you can … Continue reading

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How to adapt to having your city trashed by an earthquake.  

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Earthquake Intensity Map

An amazing map that shows where the largest populations are at risk of earthqaukes: http://www.viewsoftheworld.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/EarthquakeDensityMap.png

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Dashboard camera catches tsunami as it hits the car

Raw, actual footage from a dashboard camera driving along beach road as the tsunami hit. Can see the wave hitting the windshield and car being carried away in the wave. 東日本大震災 千葉・旭市で車載カメラが津波にとらえる  

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Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami

Move the slider to compare satellite images, taken by GeoEye, from before and after the disaster. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/03/13/world/asia/satellite-photos-japan-before-and-after-tsunami.html?ref=asia

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The Big Picture Japan Earthquake Photos

Japan raced to avert a nuclear meltdown today by flooding a nuclear reactor with seawater after Friday’s massive earthquake left more than 600 people dead and thousands more missing. Towns in the country’s northeast coast were literally wiped away by … Continue reading

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