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Japan Picks Up After Earthquake, Tsunami

March 12, 2011

Yesterday’s massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake moved the Japanese coast of Honshu Island about 8 feet in places and was powerful enough to cause the Earth’s axis to wobble about 4 inches.  It also created a tsunami roughly as powerful as the big Indonesian quake produced back in 2004.  While the death toll remains low compared [...]

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