Sendai Japan Earthquake: The Aftermath

4:18 PM

A massive 8.9-magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, causing dozens of deaths, more than 80 fires, and a 10-meter (33-ft) tsunami along parts of the country's coastline. Homes were swept away and damage is extensive.

Check out these pictures from Atlantic:













This natural catastrophe is truly unimaginable. What if this happened to an underdeveloped country with far less sophisticated structures? To a country with substandard engineering practices? As it is, I would never wish for this to ever happen again.




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