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Friday, March 11, 2011

8.9 Earthquake in Japan

An 8.9 magnatude earthquake struck off of the eastern coast of japan.  The epicenter was about 231 miles from Tokyo and only 201 miles from Nagaoka. No word yet on the condition of the Koi farms in Niigata.

More info on the USGS website here: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usc0001xgp.php

Edit: Reuters is now reporting that a 10 meter tall tsunami wave has hit the port of Sendei, Japan.

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