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Earthquakes, Tsunamis and other Calamities

Posted by on Mar 11, 2011 in Ecology | 1 comment

Earthquakes, Tsunamis and other Calamities

On the 11. 0f March 2011 a earthquake, or rather a sea quake, with the magnitude of 8.9 on the Richter scale happened east of Japan in the Pacific ocean. It was the worst ever recorded or remembered in Japans long history of earthquakes. It caused a Tsunami, which swept the country. Although about 500 bodies were found, Japan must be considered lucky, the loss of life counts only in the hundreds and not in the hundred of thousands as in the Tsunami of 26. December 2004 (2) in the Indian...

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