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Posted at 2:30 PM ET, 03/13/2011

Japan earthquake and tsunami: In videos

By Elizabeth Flock
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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.

WATCH:

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
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