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Massive Tsunami Hits Japan Caused by Magnitude 8.9 Quake

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Massive Tsunami Hits Japan Caused by Magnitude 8.9 QuakeJapan was hit by an earthquake couple of days before but it didn’t do much damage in the country, but the eathquake didn’t finish there, a powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 8.9 hit again the northeasthern coast of Japan Friday where it unleashed a massive 13-foot (4 meter) tsunami that swept away cars, boats, buildings, houses, farm equipment, and tons of debris. The 8.9 magnitude quake has done major damages to Japan where it burned out buildings and an oil refinery. The burning of houses may be the result to the burst gas pipes that is caused by the earthquake.

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