Japan Quake and Tsunami

Japan has been dealt a double blow of a devastating earthquake and Tsunami . And within seconds the whole world were witness to the live feeds of the catastrophe thanks to internet and streaming videos . Todays technology has really shrunk the world . No place is far from any one.

Coming back to Japan , an earthquake measuring about 8.9 magnitude struck northeast Japan which was followed by Tsunami waves upto 30 feet high and upto 10 Km from the shores.Tsunami waves mixed with mud and brought along ships,boats and cars and smashed against the buildings and wooden structures and destroyed fields and towns. A major oil refinery caught fire in the wake of the earthquake. Further a nuclear alert also has been raised. The following days will reveal the total damages incurred.