Devastating tsunami hits Japan + Strong 8.9 earthquake rocks Japan

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Our thoughts and prayers for all in Japan and surrounding areas.

Myla Morales on Mar 11, 2011

A 8.9-magnitude earthquake has triggered a tsunami along Japan’s north-eastern coastline, and scores are feared killed.

Cars, boats, homes and people were swept away as fires burned out of control.

Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports.

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Deadly quake rocks Chile + Chile’s deadly quake upgraded to magnitude 8.8 + Chile’s killer quake toll passes 300

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Al Jazeera English
February 27, 2010

A magnitude 8.8 earthquake has struck near the city of Concepcion in Chile, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reports.

The quake, which struck early on Saturday, shook buildings and caused blackouts in as far away as parts of the capital, Santiago.

Michelle Bachelet, the outgoing president, said six people were killed and that more deaths were possible.

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via Al Jazeera English – Americas – Deadly quake rocks Chile

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