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The earthquake's destructiveness was due to its relatively shallow depth 3 quake, most of the deaths in Kobe can be attributed to fires. of an earthquake in a particular area, they cannot give a time or date, I would like to receive morning headlines Monday - Friday plus breaking news alerts by email. Date: March 2, ; Source: The Norwegian University of Science and Technology "For comparison, the Kobe earthquake, which killed more than A timeline of some of the world's strongest earthquakes in the past three A powerful magnitude quake hit Kobe in southern Japan, then.
There was no damage reported to nuclear power plants and there was no indication of any radioactive release. Broadcaster NHK says death toll at least Some reports have said that dozens of people trapped in hotel on outskirts of Tokyo.
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With 56 more missing, officials have braced country that death toll was likely to continue climbing given the scale of the disaster. A man looks for supplies in a store in Tokyo that has almost sold out of food and drink as people are unable to return home after an earthquake Picture: A train is unaccounted for in one coastal area, Kyodo reports. The East Japan Railway Co. Reporters in The Japan Times newsroom are standing while they type their stories into the system Authorities have urged 2, residents living within a mile radius of a nuclear plant in Fukushima to evacuate.
A radoactive leak was possible at the nuclear plant in a prefecture, north of Tokyo. The Fukushima prefectural government issued the advice for residents near the No.
Fire at Onagawa nuclear plant has been extinguished, the IEA says. It says it has received information from Japan of heightened state of alert at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant: Reports in Hawaii say that dozens of people who do not have "acute medical problems" are arriving at hospital emergency departments to seek shelter from the approaching tsunami. Hospital resources are not sufficient to accommodate those looking for shelter.
The influx of people is straining resources to care for people having medical emergencies. Vehicles are crushed by a collapsed road at a carpark in Yabuki, in southern Fukushima Prefecture Picture: Pacific Latin American nations from Mexico to Chile have issued tsunami warnings and Ecuador has ordered preventive coastal evacuations. State Department has moved its embassy operations in Japan to an alternate location and stands ready to provide any assistance needed for earthquake victims.
The State Department said in Washington said: Our embassy has been in touch with the Japanese government and stands ready to provide any assistance in response to this horrible tragedy.
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Yacoub Al-Slaise, a teacher has posted on Twitter: Latest reports are at least 44 people dead and 39 more missing. The National Police Agency said almost people were injured. A ship carrying people was swept away by the tsunami which smashed into northeastern Japan, the Kyodo news agency has reported. Tsunami waves hit residences after a powerful earthquake in Natori, Miyagi prefecture Picture: The Japan earthquake was 8, times bigger than the one that rocked Christchurch last month, experts say It is the biggest since records began years ago in a country that is is used to such disasters because of its position on the boundary of the Pacific and Eurasian tectonic plates.
Tokyo reporter posts on Twitter: Tokyo might have something of a food problem tomorrow. Shelves are now emptying and transport is not going to be predictable US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have offered his "condolences" to the people of Japan and said his country stood ready to help them after a massive earthquake and tsunami, AFP reports.
Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to the people of Japan, particularly those who have lost loved ones in the earthquake and tsunamis The United States stands ready to help the Japanese people in this time of great trial. The friendship and alliance between our two nations is unshakeable, and only strengthens our resolve to stand with the people of Japan as they overcome this tragedy.
We will continue to closely monitor tsunamis around Japan and the Pacific going forward and we are asking all our citizens in the affected region to listen to their state and local officials. Public phone use in northern, eastern Japan has been offered free of charge, the Japanese Times quotes the Kyodo news agency Cars and other debris swept away by tsunami tidal waves are seen in Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan Picture: Stocks all round the world have been hit but the yen proved resilient to one of the bigger tremors the country has suffered.
The FTSE is set for its worst ever week for almost a year. Shares in European insurers fell sharply on Friday morning after the massive earthquake.
The quake, which struck towards the end of the Asian trading session, prompted a renewed bout of selling in stock markets and a kneejerk sell-off in the yen.
But the Japanese currency recovered somewhat, thanks to its status as a safe haven for international traders.
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Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said: We have declared a nuclear emergency state to take every possible precaution. Let me repeat that there is no radiation leak, nor will there be a leak.
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We ask residents in the areas near power plants to act calmly. Houses swept out to sea burn following a tsunami and earthquake in Natori City in northeastern Japan Picture: Marshall Islands disaster management officials have downgraded an earlier tsunami alert to a "tsunami watch".
She told The Daily Telegraph via Skype that she was "quite close" to where the quake hit: We were in school, talking to the kids when suddenly the entire school was swaying for 3 minutes. The quake knocked over walls, broke windows and set off scattered building fires. It toppled furniture in homes and goods onto shop floors. It also cracked roads and broke water pipes, leaving homes without water. Many homes and buildings, including a major hospital, were temporarily without power, though electricity was restored at most places by midafternoon.
Due to damage to underground gas lines,homes in Takatsuki and Ibaraki cities were without gas, and repairs are expected to take as long as two weeks, according to Osaka Gas Co. More building damage was found in the afternoon as disaster and relief workers inspected and cleaned up the affected areas. Roofs and roof tiles at homes and at least one temple fell to the ground in Osaka. At a shrine in Kyoto, stone lanterns broke and collapsed to the ground.
Defense troops joined rescue and relief operations in parts of Osaka, along with special vehicles to deliver clean drinking water. Residents cleaned up debris at home and stores throughout the day. Meteorological agency officials warned of strong aftershocks in the area, urging residents to stay away from damaged structures. The earthquake reminded many of the magnitude 7. Monday's quake also followed a series of smaller quakes near Tokyo in recent weeks. Japan's northern prefectures are still recovering from a magnitude 9.
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The UN's stabilisation mission plays a vital role in ensuring security in Haiti. Raymond Joseph, Haiti's ambassador to the US, said the presidential palace, the tax office, the ministry of commerce and the foreign ministry had all been damaged, but the airport was intact. The World Bank said its local offices were destroyed but most of the staff were accounted for, Reuters reported.