11 Mar '11, 1pm

DTN Thailand: Record quake unleashes tsunami on Japan: The strongest earthquake ever to hit Japan Friday unleash...

The strongest earthquake ever to hit Japan Friday unleashed a terrifying 10-metre tsunami that washed away homes and tossed ships inland, with a nuclear plant among multiple sites set ablaze. At least 116 people were listed as dead or missing after the 8.9-magnitude quake, which US and Japanese seismologists said was the fifth strongest tremor worldwide since 1900 and the seventh strongest in history. "It was the biggest earthquake I have ever felt. I thought I would die," said Sayaka Umezawa, a 22-year-old college student who was visiting the port of Hakodate, which was hit by a powerful two-metre wave. The monster wall of water set off tsunami alerts across the Pacific. A Japanese ship with 100 people aboard was carried away while more than 300 houses were destroyed in the remote city of Ofunato, reports said. Related article: Pacific countries on tsunami alert The tsuna...

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channelnewsasia.com 11 Mar '11, 11am

TOKYO: One of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded hit Japan Friday, unleashing a 10-metre high tsunami that tossed shi...

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

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sg.news.yahoo.com 11 Mar '11, 7am

A massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake shook Japan on Friday, unleashing a powerful tsunami that sent ships crashing into the ...

7.9-magnitude quake strikes Japan

todayonline.com 11 Mar '11, 6am

TOKYO (AP) - Japan was struck by a magnitude-8.8 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, triggering a 13-foot (4-met...

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straitstimes.com 11 Mar '11, 7am

Thirty minutes after the quake, tall buildings were still swaying in Tokyo and mobile phone networks were not working. Jap...

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sg.news.yahoo.com 11 Mar '11, 7am

TOKYO (Reuters) - The biggest earthquake to hit Japan in 140 years struck the northeast coast on Friday, triggering a 10-m...

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channelnewsasia.com 11 Mar '11, 4pm

GENEVA : The United Nations said Friday that search and rescue teams from more than 45 countries were ready to head for qu...

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channelnewsasia.com 11 Mar '11, 10pm

NEW YORK - Crude oil prices slumped Friday after a record earthquake slammed Japan, the world's third-largest economy, rai...

Widespread tsunami warning issued after Japan quake - Yahoo!

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sg.news.yahoo.com 11 Mar '11, 9am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A tsunami warning has been issued for areas across East Asia and the western coast of South America ...

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channelnewsasia.com 11 Mar '11, 6am

TOKYO: A massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake hit Japan on Friday, unleashing a monster 10-metre high tsunami that sent ships ...

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channelnewsasia.com 11 Mar '11, 8am

JAKARTA: Indonesia on Friday warned people living in its eastern areas including Papua, Maluku and North Sulawesi to be on...

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channelnewsasia.com 14 Mar '11, 10am

TOKYO - Japanese stocks tumbled Monday and the central bank pumped a record amount of cash in a bid to soothe money market...

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theonlinecitizen.com 11 Mar '11, 2pm

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asiaone.com 13 Mar '11, 9am

Below are organizations that are working on relief and recovery in Japan. AMERICAN RED CROSS : Emergency Operation Centers...