Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
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역사상 가장 큰 지진은 1960년 칠레에서 일어난 것으로 진도 9.5였다. 이 번 지진은 일본 역사상 가장 큰 것이라고 한다. 추나미가 오는 주기는 40분에서 50분 정도의 긴 시간을 두고 계속 밀려오리라고 예상하고 있다. 여진이 20여개가 있었는데 진도 6짜리도 있었다.
Seismologist in Awe of Horrific Japan Earthquake
Tsunami tidal waves hit houses after a powerful earthquake in Natori, Japan on Friday, March 11. A massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan, setting off a 23-foot wave along parts of the country's coastline. There were several strong aftershocks.
Tsunami swirls near a port in Oarai, Ibaraki prefecture.
Cars and airplanes swept by a tsunami are pictured among debris at Sendai airport, northeastern Japan.
Natural gas containers burn at a facility in Chiba prefecture near Tokyo
Tarmac, parking lot and surrounding area are covered with mud and debris carried by the tsunami at Sendai airport.
Sendai Airport surrounded by waters
Vehicles on a damaged road in Yabuki, in southern Fukushima prefecture.
A worker inspects a caved-in section of the Joban Motorway near Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture
Traffic is jammed in the road of Sendai City
Houses and others burned in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture
People take shelter at a temporary evacuation center with no electricity, March 11, 2011, in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture.
Houses, cars and other debris are washed away by tsunami tidal waves in Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture.
Commuters wait in a long queue at a bus terminal outside Yokohama railway station in Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo, following a strong earthquake hit eastern Japan,
Houses swept out to sea burn following a tsunami and earthquake in Natori City in northeastern Japan
Smoke billows from houses in Natori, northern Japan,
A smoke billows from a fire as an area of Soma port is flooded by waters after tsunami spawned by a powerful earthquake in Soma, Fukushima prefecture.
The area is flooded by tsunami in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture (state) as Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast.
An aerial shot shows vehicles ready for shipping piled like dominoes after a tsunami tidal wave hit Hitachinaka city in Ibaraki prefecture
Massive Quake triggers Tsunami and fires in Japan
Evacuated employees stand on rooftops near toppled tanks at a brewery in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan.
An aerial view of a tsunami swamped Sendai airport in northeastern Japan.
Cars and other debris swept away by tsunami tidal waves are seen in Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan.
People watch the aftermath of tsunami tidal waves covering a port at Kesennuma in
Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan.
Wrecked houses smolder amid the water of a tsunami wave near Sendai airport in Japan.
A fire broke out at a refinery plant in Ishihara in Chiba prefecture following the quake, seen here in a screen grab taken from news footage by NHK.
Tsunami waters engulf Sendai in northeastern Japan in this still image taken from video footage.
Policeman escorts men off of Ocean
Tsunami Waves travel as fas as Jet Engine
An office building burns in Tokyo after the earthquake.
Vehicles are crushed by a collapsed wall at a parking lot in Mito city in Ibaraki prefecture on March 11 after a massive earthquake rocked Japan.
People take shelter as a ceiling collapses in a bookstore during a massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake in Sendai, northeastern Japan.
A still image taken from footage by Japanese Government broadcaster NHK on Friday, shows cars on a flooded street following a tsumani in Miyagi prefecture. The tsunami sent ships crashing into the shore and carried cars through the streets of coastal towns.
A tsunami carries boats across waters in Kamaishi city port in Japan on Friday, in this still image taken from video footage.
Injured people are attended to by emergency personnel in downtown Tokyo following the earthquake on Friday.
A building burns in the Odaiba district of Tokyo Japan, Friday.
A tsunami carries buildings across waters in Kamaishi city port in this still image taken from video footage, Friday.
Yurikamome train passengers walk on the elevated track towards Shiodome Station near Tokyo Bay.
Reporters at the Associated Press Tokyo Bureau take shelter under a table during the earthquake, Friday afternoon.
A still image taken from NHK footage on Friday shows cars on a flooded street following the tsumani in Miyagi prefecture.
Boats are swept by a wave after tsunami and earthquake in Asahikawa city.
Earthquake-triggered tsunami waves sweep along Iwanuma in northern Japan,
Tsunami demolishes everything in the way
A fire burns at a passenger terminal at Sendai Airport after the airport was swamped by a tsunami in northeastern Japan
Buildings burn after an earthquake near Sendai Airport, northeastern Japan.
Houses are swept by a tsunami in Natori City in northeastern Japan
Streets are flooded after a tsunami and earthquake in Kesennuma city, Miyagi Prefecture
A massive tsunami hits the coastal areas of Iwanuma, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan
Natural gas storage tanks burn at a facility in Chiba Prefecture, near Tokyo
Houses swept by a tsunami smoulder near Sendai Airport in Japan, March 11, 2011.
Flames devastate houses in an aerial view from Natori.
A factory building collapsed in Sukagawa
Smoke rises from the direction of Odaiba, an island in Tokyo Bay
A pedestrian road is in shambles in Urayasu in Chiba prefecture.
A tsunami wave carries out fishing boats and vehicles at Onahama port in Iwaki in northern Japan.
A ceramic shop owner in Tokyo checks damaged wares following the huge quake.
Water from tsunami waves remains on the street of Hakodate on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido.
Footage by Japanese broadcaster NHK shows people standing on the roof of a flooded airport and its tower control in Sendai.
Houses are left in shambles in Natori after the powerful quake unleashed walls of water.
Goods and shelves are in disarray at a supermarket in Yabuki.
Houses and cars are swept out to sea in Kesennuma city,
Buildings are damaged by a tsunami following an earthquake in Iwaki City, northeastern Japan
A massive tsunami hits the coastal areas of Iwanuma, Miyagi Prefecture
Sendai Airport is swept by a tsunami after an earthquake, in northeastern Japan,
Fires burn in a harbour following an earthquake and tsunami in Natori City, Miyagi Prefecture
Sendai Airport is flooded after a tsunami following an earthquake in Sendai, northeastern Japan,
Tsunami caused huge damages
Tsunami Waters Engulfs Towns of Sendai City