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Eva tie-wearing Japanese minister resigns after saying "it's a good thing the tsunami hit Tohoku"

People in Japan responded to the remark with a heartwarming hashtag that immediately went viral, showing support for the Tohoku region. 664 more words


Family photos of tsunami damage, impacts wanted for Oahu archive

If you have any historic photos of tsunami aftermath, the city needs you.

The Honolulu Department of Emergency Management (DEM), National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s International Tsunami Information Center (ITIC), and the Hawaii State Public Library System have come together as partners to identify, preserve and archive historic images of the effects of tsunami events on Oahu. 405 more words


The earth moved and the house visibly shook - Monday's 6.9 earthquake off Valparaiso

Was that a very strong wind blowing the house? No, definitely not. The floor, walls and ceiling are moving, and we need to move too! 626 more words


Japan disaster minister to resign over quake gaffe

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

TOKYO: Japan’s disaster reconstruction minister is expected to resign on Wednesday (Apr 26) following his controversial remarks over the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, in a setback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, local media reported. 340 more words

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Time changes everything; it’s known to heal the wounds, but, sometimes, it gives the greatest pain.

The smooth waves change into a tsunami; they rip your dreams apart, and dim that sparkling hope. 62 more words


Powerful 6.9 quake shakes central Chile, no damage reported

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off central Chile’s coast Monday evening, but there were no reports of injuries or damage and authorities ruled out the possibility of a tsunami. 165 more words



my words have garnered response from another
uncounted miles lie between, so where to now?
an emotional tsunami raging across a bleak sea

silent screams drowning out my frantic plea… 117 more words