11 Mar '11, 7am

Tsunami alerts out for Taiwan, Indonesia and Philippines. This is a big one.

Tsunami alerts out for Taiwan, Indonesia and Philippines. This is a big one.

A massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake shook Japan on Friday, unleashing a powerful tsunami that sent ships crashing into the shore and carried cars through the streets of coastal towns. Multiple injuries, but no immediate deaths, were reported from the Pacific coastal area of Miyagi on the main Honshu island, police said according to media, and TV footage showed widespread flooding in the area. The quake hit in the early afternoon, also strongly shaking buildings in greater Tokyo, the world's largest urban area with 30 million people. At least six fires were reported in Tokyo, where the subway system stopped, sirens wailed and people streamed out of buildings. The first quake struck about 382 kilometres (237 miles) northeast of Tokyo, the US Geological Survey said, revising the magnitude from an earlier 7.9. Japan, is located on the "Pacific Ring of Fire" and dotted with volc...

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