Japan hit by magnitude 8.9 earthquake

by david on March 12, 2011 · 0 comments

in 2011 Japan Earthquake, Photo Slideshows

Japan hit by magnitude 8.9 earthquake

A magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Japan on Friday, shaking office buildings in Tokyo and setting off a devastating tsunami that swept away cars and boats. The quake — the world’s fifth-largest since 1900, according to the U.S. Geological Survey — struck at 2.46 p.m. local time.

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