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Japan earthquake and tsunami: Key facts and figures

On Sunday night (local time), authorities put the death toll at 1,343. That number could reach 10,000, reports Kyodo News.

By Aaron Wiener  | March 13, 2011; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Japan earthquake and tsunami: Live updates day three

As Japan deals with the day three of devastation after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake and powerful tsunami, we'll be following along with live updates here.

By Elizabeth Flock and Aaron Wiener  | March 13, 2011; 10:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Japan earthquake and tsunami: Live updates day two

As Japan deals with the day after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake and powerful tsunami, we'll be following along with live updates here.

By Elizabeth Flock, Aaron Wiener, and Cory Haik  | March 12, 2011; 4:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Japan earthquake and tsunami: Predicting the 'big one' may have saved countless lives

Although Japan didn't expect the massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake that rocked the country Friday, they have long been ready for something like it.

By Elizabeth Flock  | March 11, 2011; 7:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Japan earthquake and tsunami: Live updates

Japan was struck with a massive 8.9- magnitude earthquake and several aftershocks Friday afternoon. The first earthquake struck at 2:46 p.m. local time (12:46 a.m. in Washington), causing buildings to sway in Tokyo for several minutes.

By Elizabeth Flock, Melissa Bell, T.J. Ortenzi and Justin Bank  | March 11, 2011; 5:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
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2011 Sendai earthquake and tsunami: The Internet response is a wonder

The Internet responds at the speed of light.

By Melissa Bell  | March 11, 2011; 1:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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