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#Sendai airport

# sendai-airport - 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 3,650 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 1,564 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 1,173 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 11th 2011, 4:32 PM 1,892 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 3,344 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
# Japan
# Japan

In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded

Mar 11th 2011, 2:40 PM 10,195 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 1,310 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
# Pacific
# Pacific

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage

Mar 11th 2011, 2:26 PM 2,631 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 15,142 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 19,536 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 1,689 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 7,947 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
# Japan
# Japan

Japan tremors incredibly close to the surface

Mar 11th 2011, 11:43 AM 2,126 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 1,920 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.

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 4,664 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage records Sendai airport being submerged by the tsunami.