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Great East Japan Earthquake
6 Years On: Work to Recreate Streetscape of Okawa District before Tsunami Devastation in Diorama Under Way in Ishinomaki, 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.