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The 2011 Sendai earthquake was measured at magnitude 9.0. The tsunami following the quake had waves up to 33 feet (10 meters).

2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami - Wikipedia


The 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku was a magnitude 9.0–9.1 ..... Large parts of Kuji and the southern section of Ōfunato including the port area were almost entirely...

Japan Earthquake & Tsunami of 2011: Facts and Information


May 7, 2015 ... In the decade before the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, a handful of Japanese geologists had begun to recognize that a large earthquake and ...

Japan Earthquake - Tsunami Fast Facts - CNN.com


Nov 22, 2016 ... Read CNN's 2011 Japan Earthquake - Tsunami earthquake and learn ... waited too long to start pumping water into the units, according to an ...

6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan - CNN.com


Dec 21, 2016 ... A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's Honshu island on Tuesday, ... We might have huge quakes anytime again," she told CNN.

Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011 | Britannica.com


Nov 22, 2016 ... Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011, also called Great Sendai ... a series of large tsunami waves that devastated many coastal areas of the ...

Today's Earthquakes in Japan - Earthquake Track


Japan has had: (M1.5 or greater). 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours; 4 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 33 earthquakes in the past 30 days; 561 earthquakes in ...

Earthquake Is Biggest in Japan's Recorded History | WIRED


Mar 11, 2011 ... Japan Earthquakes Tsunami A computer model for the tsunami ... into the seafloor off Japan's coast to study the genesis of big quakes there.

5 Years Since the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake - The Atlantic


Mar 10, 2016 ... Five years ago a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off Japan's northeastern shore —the most powerful earthquake ever recorded to have hit ...

Japan: the next big quake - Financial Times


May 17, 2016 ... A huge earthquake in the country's industrial heartland — costing as much as 40 per cent of GDP and disrupting supply chains — is seen as ...