Monday, March 14, 2011

Watch raw footage of the Japan earthquake and tsunami

An 8.9 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Northeast Japan spawned a ferocious tsunami that's caused massive destruction; flattening whole cities, starting raging fires, and killing hundreds.

The death toll has climbed above 10,000, with thousands still missing. In this stirring footage, you see the power of the tsunami tearing through the city of Kesennuma:

UPDATE: An earlier version of this story indicated that 80,00 persons were missing in Japan, but that figure was later disputed.


  1. all Azerbaijanians pray for our dear brothers and sisters for Japan. .

    God Bless Japan.

  2. I am an iranian and I am too sad for this disaster...
    I hope japoneses pass this tragedy soon.