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9.0 Magnitude hits Japan (Miyagi Prefecture)

Post by persephonequinn » Fri 03.11.2011 4:46 am

I received my last message from my friend, telling me Japan was hit by absolutely massive earthquake, and after that i no longer received his reply.

10m tsunami hits Japan, and Russia, Marcus Island and Northen Marianas , Guam, Taiwan and etc is on Tsunami alert.

This is the area affected by the 8.9 magnitude look at the colour scatter apart around the map
http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/201103111 ... 11446.html

check out the latest news

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne ... quake.html

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/wo ... 6019953390

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/12/world ... apan.html


Those who live in Japan, please upgrade us that you guys are ok.

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Google tools (search for missing person)
http://www.google.com/crisisresponse/ja ... e2011.html
http://japan.person-finder.appspot.com/?lang=ja

Watch it live (NHK) shared by Dustin
http://ustre.am/npvD
http://www.ustwrap.info/multi/foxtokimekitonight::tbstv

Aftershock updates shared by phreadom
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/index.php?view=1

Emergency messaging service shared by NileCat
https://www.web171.jp/top.php


before and after the quakes shared by hyperconjugated
[url]ttp://www.abc.net.au/news/events/japan-quake- ... eafter.htm[/url]
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Post by Dustin » Fri 03.11.2011 5:07 am

As far as I've heard the earthquake injury count is fairly low so far.

I'm worried about the storms hitting now too.

Here is some live coverage on the ordeal ( in japanese )


http://ustre.am/npvD

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Post by persephonequinn » Fri 03.11.2011 5:20 am

Thanks for the link, now I'm watching news from NHK, is bad, I saw a lot of building collapsing
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Post by tōkai devotee » Fri 03.11.2011 6:03 am

I'm watching it on the news. The Tsunami is huge and OMG, it's so scary. The Tsunami is set to head as far south as Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and even the northern tip of New Zealand. Some of the small atolls in the Pacific may be completely wiped out.
I hope all our TJP friends and families are ok.

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Post by chikara » Fri 03.11.2011 8:43 am

Dustin wrote:As far as I've heard the earthquake injury count is fairly low so far. ....
I heard it reported that there were only three dead but watching footage of the tsunami washing away buildings and vehicles I can't see it staying low.

My thoughts are with all those affected.
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Post by persephonequinn » Fri 03.11.2011 8:53 am

chikara wrote:
Dustin wrote:As far as I've heard the earthquake injury count is fairly low so far. ....
I heard it reported that there were only three dead but watching footage of the tsunami washing away buildings and vehicles I can't see it staying low.

My thoughts are with all those affected.
I read the latest news from my country (Not sure how accurate it is) Authority confirm at least 32 killed in this disaster.

My thoughts are with the family and people in Japan.
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Post by sei » Fri 03.11.2011 9:32 am

Watching BBC world news, and it just said there were 90 deaths confirmed. :(

Also, Hawaii has been hit by the first waves of the tsunami...

Seems Japan is having the most problems with the nuclear plants.
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Post by ss » Fri 03.11.2011 10:10 am

If you continue to watch the news Dustin linked to, death toll has increased to more than 200 as search and rescue teams get to the affected areas. Terrible sight aftershock could be seen, and people in some places started to walk home, streets jammed, ships swept away ...

I'm praying for people who are affected by this monster earthquake, and I hope to hear from our TJP members living in Japan. I hope everyone is alright.

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Post by hyperconjugated » Fri 03.11.2011 11:00 am

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Post by NileCat » Fri 03.11.2011 12:03 pm

Thank you everyone.
That was quite intense even in the center of Tokyo. At the moment, the transportation system still seems to have been paralyzed. But I didn’t see any terrible confusion in the city. The catastrophic damages seem to be concentrated in the coastline area.

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Post by Txkun » Fri 03.11.2011 1:38 pm

Thanks for dropping by in this moment NileCat and updating us.
We are getting worried about our firends in Japan.

This may be an useful service:

http://japan.person-finder.appspot.com/?lang=en
http://japan.person-finder.appspot.com/?lang=ja

Watching the news I felt like crying... :cry:
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Post by Adriano » Fri 03.11.2011 1:58 pm

Footages here.

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Post by phreadom » Fri 03.11.2011 2:11 pm

Thank you NileCat for updating us.

I too feel heartbroken watching the news footage of the destruction... especially the tsunami.. it's just so terrible to watch as it sweeps over everything with such speed and power. :(

http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011 ... an/100022/

Dustin pointed out that there is a live feed of the NHK coverage available at http://ustre.am/npvD

Best of luck to everyone there. :pray:
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Post by NileCat » Fri 03.11.2011 2:53 pm

It is 3:50 AM.
This is horrible.
The damage of Tohoku district is devastating.
The number of the victims would double tomorrow.
We have a very strict regulation for the earthquake-resistant structure of the buildings. But it can’t resist tsunami. This is a nightmare.

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Post by Joey 鷹 Vega » Fri 03.11.2011 3:06 pm

Man, It's really hard and sad to look at what's happening in Japan, it just makes people want to something to help others in need in those kinds of situations. I Having that feeling right now of wanting to help out others.
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