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Before and After Image of Northeastern Japan after Tsunami Hit

Coastal flooding from the March 11, 2011 tsunami triggered by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off Japan’s northeast coast can be seen in this before/after image pair from the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument on NASA’s Terra spacecraft.

Pacific Northwest Will Suffer Same Fate as Japan

The Japanese earthquake which measured 8.9 is being called one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded, but Robert Yeats, a professor emeritus of geology at Oregon State University, said that β€œthis is our wake up call.”