Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
Anchored by Melissa Bell  |  About  |  Get Updates:  Twitter  |   Facebook  |  RSS Feeds RSS Feed
Posted at 2:30 PM ET, 03/13/2011

Japan earthquake and tsunami: In videos

By Elizabeth Flock
People walk in the rubble in the town of Minamisanriku in northern Japan on Sunday. (Yumiuri Shimbun via AP)

As Japan deals with day three of devastation after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake and powerful tsunami, dramatic footage emerges that has captured the earthquake hitting homes and stores, the moment giant tsunami waves rolled in, swaying buildings, stuck jets, and daring rescue efforts.

Washington Post has not independently verified the footage.


The ground begins to crack open:

A home is rattled by the quake:

Items crash off grocery store shelves:

Buiildings sway but do not tumble:

Tsunami waves inundate a town:

Boats are smashed, homes are swept away, and (at the 1:30 mark) a bus rides right into the tsunami:

A rooftop rescue:

Japanese air force fighter jets are stuck in mud:

Can Japan get a break? A volcano resumes eruptions:

By Elizabeth Flock  | March 13, 2011; 2:30 PM ET
Categories:  Picture Shows  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: Japan earthquake and tsunami: Key facts and figures
Next: The RSS feed for this blog has moved

RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company