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# miyagi - Friday 11 March, 2011

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
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# 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.

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami
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# Japan Earthquake

Eyewitness videos record shocking extent of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami

Mar 11th 2011, 3:07 PM 7,235 Views 0 Comments

In video: how tourists and the residents of Japan experienced today’s earthquake.

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 0 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 14,878 Views 0 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.

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.

Breaking: Death toll in Japanese earthquake disaster stands at 60
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# Japan

Breaking: Death toll in Japanese earthquake disaster stands at 60

Mar 11th 2011, 12:40 PM 376 Views 0 Comments

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

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

Mar 11th 2011, 12:01 PM 7,688 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 0 Comments

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
# Japan
# Japan

Death toll rises to 26 in Japan earthquake disaster

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

CCTV footage of Sendai airport being swamped by the tsunami (Video)
# Japan
# Japan

CCTV footage of Sendai airport being swamped by the tsunami (Video)

Mar 11th 2011, 9:59 AM 4,661 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage records Sendai airport being submerged by the tsunami.

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

Earthquake map shows extent of activity in Pacific Rim today

Mar 11th 2011, 9:20 AM 3,372 Views 0 Comments

Map shows the extent of earthquake activity – the bigger the square, the bigger the quake.

Major tsunami damage in North Japan after 8.9 quake (video)
# Japan
# Japan

Major tsunami damage in North Japan after 8.9 quake (video)

Mar 11th 2011, 7:46 AM 2,604 Views 0 Comments

A 10 metre high tsunami has struck north-eastern Japan after a massive earthquake.