Japanese Tsunarmi

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  • Created on: 19-05-15 09:06

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Happened 100km off the coast, lasted for 5 minutes, the wave traveled at 500mph (800km/h).

First hit Ofunto and Miyahko, then 15 minutes after it sendai.

There was a magnitude 7.2 earthquake on the 9th of March, 2 days before the 8.9-9.0 magnitude earthquake of the 11th.

There were also huge numbers of large sized…

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