Sunday, February 28, 2010

Tsunami Waves from the Chilean Earthquake Hit Japan

Tsunami waves as high as 1.5 meters begin to move from Russia to the east of Japanese waters, to Chatham Island in New Zealand. Tens of thousands of people in Japan, New Zealand, the Philippines and Russia Kamchatka was evacuated following the threat of tsunami due to an earthquake measuring 8.8 Richter scale in Chile. The Japanese government had warned tsunami waves as high as 3 meters more will hit the Pacific ocean. A total of 630 thousand families were ordered to evacuate to safer places.

Earlier, Japan's Meteorological Agency issued warnings of tsunami waves as high as 1.2 meters to attack the port of Kuji, Japan and northeast of the small waves would roll back the Minamitori smallest distance of 1,950 kilometers south of Tokyo to the northern island of Hokkaido. Until now there has been no reports of casualties or damage in the earthquake-tsunami affected areas of Chile.

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