Posts tagged "natural disaster"

8.9 Earthquake Hits Japan, Tsunami Warnings For Coastal U.S. And Hawaii

A massive earthquake -- at 8.9 on the richter scale, it's among the largest in record history -- hit off the shore of Japan today, causing a powerful tsunami to sweep away homes, cars, people, and boats. At least 32 people are dead and that number is expected to rise. There are also tsunami warning…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 11, 2011