8.9 magnitude quake hits Japan triggering devastating tsunami that cancels Sendai airport (via David Cenciotti’s weblog)

8.9 magnitude quake hits Japan triggering devastating tsunami that cancels Sendai airport On Mar.11, 2011, at 14.46LT (05.46 UTC), an 8.9 magnitude earthquake (followed by more than 30 aftershocks, the strongest measuring 7.1) with epicenter offshore 373 kilometers from Tokyo triggering a 10-metre tsunami that pounded the country’s east causing hundreds of deads and several hundreds more missing. As a consequence, air travel across Asia and Pacific were heavily impacted. Although there are no reports of damages affecting the JAL fleet … Read More

via David Cenciotti's weblog

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