The biggest earthquake to hit Japan since records began almost 150 years ago smashed into the country's northeast coast today, triggering a 32-foottsunami that washed away everything in its path. The earthquake measures 8.9 magnitude.
Tsunami Alert for New Zealand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Hawaii, and others. Waves expected over the next few hours, caused by 8.9 earthquake in Japan.
Here is a video from National Geographic about tsunamis.
Written by John, Rang a Sé.