7th Largest Earthquake in Recorded History: Summary Video in Japan at Moment and Aftermath Aerial View with Tsunami

VIDEO: Shaking file cabinets, collapsing ceilings, countryside Tsunami rush of water with debris or houses and boats, fire at an oil refinery, Honolulu Tsunami warning siren.

The largest earthquake in Japan and the seventh-largest earthquake of all — a massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake shook Japan and triggered a tsunami that crashed into coastal cities. Tsunami warnings have been issued for the entire Pacific region, including Hawaii and the west coast.


Earthquake Location Information …
38.322°N, 142.369°E
130 km (80 miles) E of Sendai, Honshu, Japan
178 km (110 miles) E of Yamagata, Honshu, Japan
178 km (110 miles) ENE of Fukushima, Honshu, Japan
373 km (231 miles) NE of TOKYO, Japan


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