Magnitude 8.9 Strong Earthquake Jolts Northern Japan : News Photo

Magnitude 8.9 Strong Earthquake Jolts Northern Japan

TOKYO, JAPAN - MARCH 15: A general view of Takeshita Street in Harajuku, Tokyo now very quiet during peak hour after an 9.0 magnitude strong earthquake struck on March 11 off the coast of north-eastern Japan, March 15, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan. The quake struck offshore at 2:46pm local time, triggering a tsunami wave of up to 10 metres which engulfed large parts of north-eastern Japan. The death toll continues to rise with fears that the official death count could well reach up to 10,000 in 'the most tragic event in Japanese history since World War Two'. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
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TOKYO, JAPAN - MARCH 15: A general view of Takeshita Street in Harajuku, Tokyo now very quiet during peak hour after an 9.0 magnitude strong earthquake struck on March 11 off the coast of north-eastern Japan, March 15, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan. The quake struck offshore at 2:46pm local time, triggering a tsunami wave of up to 10 metres which engulfed large parts of north-eastern Japan. The death toll continues to rise with fears that the official death count could well reach up to 10,000 in 'the most tragic event in Japanese history since World War Two'. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
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