Hundreds Feared Killed As Tsunami Hits Japan

A FEROCIOUS Tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan’s eastern coast yesterday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control. Tsunami warnings blanketed the entire Pacific, as far away as South America, Canada, Alaska and the entire U.S. West Coast. The magnitude 8.9 offshore quake unleashed a 23-foot (7-meter) tsunami and was followed by more than 50 aftershocks for hours, many of them of more ...
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Added March 11, 2011
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