Japan Sendai Quake and Tsunami: big photo gallery

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Japan Sendai Quake and Tsunami: big photo gallery

via Boing Boing by Xeni Jardin on 3/11/11

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[Related BB post: “Japan hit by catastrophic 8.9 magnitude quake, massive tsunami sweeps country“]

An office building burns in Tokyo after an earthquake March 11, 2011. A massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, causing many injuries, fires and a four-meter (13-foot) tsunami along parts of the country’s coastline, NHK television and witnesses reported. There were several strong aftershocks and a warning of a 10-meter (32-foot) tsunami following the quake, which also caused buildings to shake violently in the capital Tokyo. (photos: REUTERS/Kyodo)

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People take shelter as a ceiling collapses in a bookstore during an earthquake in Sendai, northeastern Japan March 11, 2011.

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A building burns after an earthquake in the Odaiba district of Tokyo.

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Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan reacts he he feels an earthquake as he attends a committee meeting in the upper house of parliament in Tokyo (REUTERS / Toru Hanai)

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Rescue workers hurry to a building following reports of injuries in Tokyo’s financial district after an earthquake off the coast of northern Japan (REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon)

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Woman wears hard hat and talks on phone after evacuating building in Tokyo’s financial district, after earthquake off the coast of northern Japan. (REUTERS/Kim Kyung Hoon)

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People stand outside after evacuating buildings in Tokyo’s financial district in Tokyo after an earthquake off the coast of northern Japan. (REUTERS/Toru Hanai)

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