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Great East Japan Earthquake
People Join Bon Dances Unique to Respective Tohoku Prefectures at 'Tohoku Kizuna Festival' Held in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture
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.