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Tsunami Slams Into Japan After A Massive 8.9-Magnitude Earthquake!!!…Entire California Coastline Under A Tsunami Warning!!!

A magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of the Tohoku region in northeast Japan around 2:46 p.m. Friday,triggering a massively destructive tsunami to slam into the coast, washing away several vehicles, structures, and whatever was standing in its path were not spared.(Japan Times)

*WARNING!!!:A Tsunami warning has been issued for the entire west coast of California!…

A Tsunami Warning is now in effect which includes the coastal areas of California and Oregon from point Concepcion California to the Oregon-Washington border…Persons in Tsunami Warning coastal areas should move inland to higher ground.(Source)

Tsunami hits the Northeast coast of Japan after 8.9 quake!

Tsunami hits the Northeast coast of Japan after 8.9 quake!

This is the 3rd largest earthquake ever recorded in the history of the  country of Japan.(Daily Mail-Pictures)

Its epicenter was 373 kilometers (231 miles) from Tokyo, the United States Geological Survey said.(CNN)

Massive damage after 8.9 quake in Japan

Massive damage after 8.9 quake in Japan

The powerful earthquake has struck off Japan’s north-eastern coast, shaking buildings in Tokyo and forcing people out of their homes.(ABC)

(Dramatic Video and Updates on the Huffington Post)

There are reports that are predicting ,and the live coverage is showing some waves as high as 33 feet (10-meters) full of mud and debris inundating the landscape, destroying everything in its path.(Source)

The areas struck by the quake and tsunami is the home of several nuclear power plants,which have been reportedly shut down, with some damage, but the extent of that damage is unknown at this time.(Telegraph)

Tsunami and 8.9 Quake aftermath

Tsunami and 8.9 Quake aftermath

In fact ,following the quake a nuclear plant on the Pacific coast in Miyagi Prefecture was automatically shut down .

This is destruction at a whole different level, and is providing for a very dramatic broadcast.(Dramatic Video)

Prime Minister and politicians rocked the moment the quake hit

Prime Minister and politicians rocked the moment the quake hit

Al Jazeera TV is broadcasting a live stream of the devastation:(LIVE STREAM)

This is breaking news, so there are no reports on the number of deaths that has occurred due to this monumental quake,but there are videos from the scene that show many buildings on fire,and visible signs of infrastructure damage.(Asian Tribune)

This is an ongoing threat, and given the nature of Tsunami waves that come in bunches periodically, there is much reason to be concerned.

A Tsunami warning has gone out in many countries, spanning the globe from the Indian ocean, New Guinea, and the state of Hawaii.

China, the Philipines,Indonesia, and even Russia are also included in this emergency Tsunami warning as they all are expected to be hit by this tsunami.


Japan lies on the “Ring of Fire”– an arc of earthquake and volcanic zones that stretches around the Pacific Rim and where about 90 per cent of the world’s quakes occur.(Source)

I have never seen a tsunami broadcast live on tv, but CNN is airing some of the most disturbing footage of this tsunami just swallow up everything in its path, like the structures were toys!(Video)

A tsunami carries  in Kamaishi city port

A tsunami carries in Kamaishi city port

From the looks of this CNN video, many people have lost their lives tonight in Japan….(Video)

Quake fueled fire in Sandai city,Japan

Quake fueled fire in Sandai city,Japan

The authorities are telling the citizens that live on the coast, to immediately evacuate and move swiftly in land, because the waves that are expected to hit the coast due to the Tsunami, are expected to increase in size, as well as devastation.

This is developing news, and it is tragic.It will be remembered as a monumental loss of human life, due to a tremendously deadly natural disaster.(Video from a survivor)

Japan 8.9 quake damage

Japan 8.9 quake damage

***UPDATE 8:51am: Police said 200 to 300 bodies were found in the northeastern coastal city of Sendai, the city in Miyagi prefecture (state) closest to the quake’s epicenter. Another 88 were confirmed killed and at least 349 were missing. The death toll was likely to continue climbing given the scale of the disaster.(Huffpo)

****Update [12:06 p.m. ET, 2:06 a.m. Tokyo]: Radiation level rising in Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant turbine building, Kyodo News Agency reports.(CNN-Live Blog)

Check back for updates as news comes in, and follow the story on these trusted sites…

SKY News

Japan Realtime/WSJ-Live Blog

Times of India

BBC

One Response to “Tsunami Slams Into Japan After A Massive 8.9-Magnitude Earthquake!!!…Entire California Coastline Under A Tsunami Warning!!!”

  1. […] Passengers aboard a ship off the coast of Japan had what looks like a harrowing experience at sea during the devastating earthquake in Japan, and they had to deal with the effects of the Tsunami that followed.(Source) […]


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