Often ignored facts:
Japan earthquake factbox: Entire Japan coast shifted 2.4 metres, earth axis moves ten inches
- Tsunami waves that hit California earlier today washed three onlookers out to sea. Two have been recovered.
- St Louis, Missouri media outlets report that city has moved an inch as a result of the quake.
- Waves from the ensuing tsunami reached 32 feet high.
Read more: Vancouversun.com
In related news:
Fukushima nuclear reactor has exploded:
Fukushima, Japan – Nuclear Reactor Explosion – March 12, 2011
There is a possible meltdown. This is Japan’s first nuclear emergency. More at BBC.