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Great East Japan Earthquake
6 Years On: Egyptian Student Singing Club Member Holds Up Card with Message Reading 'Let's Get Connected, Japan' at Choral Event in Cairo to Mourn Disaster Victims
A catastrophic 9.0-maginitude earthquake struck northern and eastern Japan on March 11 2011, unleashing tsunami waves that caused widespread damage in many coastal parts of the country. The quake is the most powerful temblor ever to hit Japan.