March 12, 2011

After the Quake (part 1)

Swirling waves on the coast at Oarai, Ibaraki prefecture 
Cargo containers in Sendai

photographs: AP and Itsuo Inouye/AP via Guardian

Two overwhelming images from the 8.9 magnitude Sendai earthquake and subsequent tsunami which struck Japan on Friday, March 11th, 2011. Another chilling reminder, so soon after the earthquake in Christchurch, of the power of nature.

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