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Earthquake Devastation Spreads From Japan

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Magnitude 8.9 Strong Earthquake Jolts Northern Japan

In North-Eastern Japan overnight, a massive earthquake of magnitude 8.9 struck, spawining a tsunami.

That tsunami caused a virtual wall of water – 23 foot high – to rush over ground throughout the region, carrying burning houses and ships and cars.

The death toll at this time – 8am Pacific – up to 300 while another 350 people are missing — all American military personnel in Japan have been accounted for. The U.S. military is getting ready here and in Japan in case Japan asks for earthquake aid.

To top it off, 2800 people have been evacuated from the area around a nuclear plant where the cooling system has failed…the core remains hot even though they shut it down.

Waves have hit Hawaii now, helicopters are flying over beaches in honolulu telling people to evacuate – not a major damaging effect there -

California and Oregon coasts are feeling it now – 6000 people fled Santa Cruz, California early today— and a tsunami ADVISORY is in effect for our coast —

Waves could range from one to four-feet high at Moclips…. please don’t roadtrip to see the waves — this is nothing to be taken lightly.

AP update here

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