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# ibaraki - Friday 9 September, 2011

Gallery: Japan's tsunami repairs, six months on
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# Japan

Gallery: Japan's tsunami repairs, six months on

Sep 9th 2011, 11:50 AM 1,290 Views 3 Comments

Sunday marks the six-month anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that killed tens of thousands. The repairs are ongoing.

# ibaraki - Friday 11 March, 2011

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly

Mar 11th 2011, 9:24 PM 3,631 Views 0 Comments

The earth’s rotation sped up by over a microsecond because of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 9:10 PM 1,559 Views 2 Comments

The minister for trade and development has said that Ireland is standing by to provide assistance.

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters
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# Japan Earthquake

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters

Mar 11th 2011, 7:34 PM 1,159 Views 0 Comments

Stocks rose but oil prices fell in response to the terrible events in the Pacific.

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events
# Japan Tsunami
# Japan Tsunami

What’s happened in the Pacific? A timeline of the day's terrible events

Mar 11th 2011, 5:53 PM 27,075 Views 0 Comments

A timeline of how today’s terrifying events have unfolded, beginning with the magnitude 8.9 earthquake which struck at 5.46am Irish time.

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people
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# Japan Earthquake

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people

Mar 11th 2011, 4:32 PM 1,890 Views 0 Comments

With still many unaccounted for one news agency says the death toll is expected to rise above 1,000 people.

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake
# Bad Science
# Bad Science

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 3:59 PM 3,335 Views 11 Comments

Reports that scientists had established a link between the activities of the sun and moon with the today’s Pacific tsunami have been dismissed by Irish astronomers.

In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded
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# Japan

In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded

Mar 11th 2011, 2:40 PM 10,173 Views 4 Comments

Cities, towns and farmland seriously damaged by the 8.9 magnitude quake today, which then triggered tsunami.

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland
# Japan Tsunami
# Japan Tsunami

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland

Mar 11th 2011, 2:39 PM 1,305 Views 0 Comments

Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage
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# Pacific

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage

Mar 11th 2011, 2:26 PM 2,619 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia and Guam have both lifted their tsunami warnings, after waves of just 10 centimetres hit the eastern Indonesian coast.

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path
# Tsunami
# Tsunami

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path

Mar 11th 2011, 1:42 PM 14,854 Views 2 Comments

Weather centres around the Pacific rim show trajectory of deadly wave.

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia
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# Indonesia

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

Mar 11th 2011, 1:39 PM 19,508 Views 0 Comments

A volcano has erupted in Indonesia, just hours after an earthquake in Japan created a Pacific-wide tsunami.

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami
# Japan
# Japan

Department of Foreign Affairs sets up crisis centre for Japan tsunami

Mar 11th 2011, 1:20 PM 2,694 Views 0 Comments

The department estimates that there are around 2,000 Irish citizens in Japan. Relatives and friends of people in Japan are asked to contact the crisis centre for information.

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs

Mar 11th 2011, 12:47 PM 1,675 Views 0 Comments

People in the areas affected by the Pacific tsunami have uploaded photographs on social networking sites.

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact
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# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

Mar 11th 2011, 12:01 PM 7,668 Views 0 Comments

The Pacific tsunami has hit Taiwan causing minimal damage – it is due to hit the vulnerable Indonesia islandssoon.

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface
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# Japan

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface

Mar 11th 2011, 11:43 AM 2,116 Views 0 Comments

Map shows how shallow the focus of earthquake is – red and orange spots denote shocks less than 25km from the surface.

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

Mar 11th 2011, 10:53 AM 1,901 Views 1 Comment

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

Death toll rises to 26 in Japan earthquake disaster
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# Japan

Death toll rises to 26 in Japan earthquake disaster

Mar 11th 2011, 10:13 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

Tsunami centre widens warning to western US coast
# Tsumani Warning
# Tsumani Warning

Tsunami centre widens warning to western US coast

Mar 11th 2011, 9:19 AM 2,109 Views 0 Comments

Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Central and South America and the rest of the Pacific Ocean have been issued with tsunami alerts.

"It felt like a jet had come too close to the window": Eyewitnesses tell of Japan earthquake
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# Japan

"It felt like a jet had come too close to the window": Eyewitnesses tell of Japan earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 8:39 AM 871 Views 0 Comments

The major earthquake has violently shaken the whole of north Japan, with one person confirmed dead already.