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# pacific-rim - Thursday 11 July, 2013

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Pacific Rim and educating monsters
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VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Pacific Rim and educating monsters

Jul 11th 2013, 8:30 PM 4,657 Views 11 Comments

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

# pacific-rim - 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
# Japan Earthquake
# 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.

Take 5: Friday
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# Take 5

Take 5: Friday

Mar 11th 2011, 5:03 PM 1,558 Views 0 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

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.

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.

Hawaii tsunami: Slow-moving waves creeping inland on islands
# Hawaii Tsunami
# Hawaii Tsunami

Hawaii tsunami: Slow-moving waves creeping inland on islands

Mar 11th 2011, 2:05 PM 5,339 Views 0 Comments

Tsunami warning centre explains that a tsunami is not always just one wall of water but a constantly-encroaching sheet of water that will swamp coastal regions.

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 14,855 Views 0 Comments

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

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia
# Indonesia
# 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
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# 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
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

Mar 11th 2011, 12:01 PM 7,669 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
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# 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)
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# 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.

Thousands evacuated from Russian coastline after tsunami warning
# Tsunami Warning
# Tsunami Warning

Thousands evacuated from Russian coastline after tsunami warning

Mar 11th 2011, 9:47 AM 576 Views 0 Comments

Some 11,000 people have been evacuated from the Pacific islands by the Russian authorities in anticipation of a tsunami.

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

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.

Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim
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# Japan

Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim

Mar 11th 2011, 8:04 AM 2,254 Views 0 Comments

Tsunami warnings have been issued for multiple countries in the Pacific Rim. The Japanse Prime Minister confirmed that a nuclear power plant in the north has been closed down but declared the situation safe so far.