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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

May 18, 2011; Minamisanriku, Miyagi Pref., Japan - Jun Suzuki shows how high the water rose inside a room at the Tokubetsu Yogo Homu Jikeien, a special nursing care home for the elderly, where he and his mother and grandmother were caught in the tsunami floodwaters in Minamisanriku during the magnitude 9.0 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami that devastated the Tohoku region of Japan on March 11, 2011...They all survived when the waters receded after peaking only one foot (30 cm) from the ceiling inside the nursing home. Two months after the disaster, you can still see the water line just a foot (30 cm) below the ceiling.
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May 18, 2011; Minamisanriku, Miyagi Pref., Japan - Jun Suzuki shows how high the water rose inside a room at the Tokubetsu Yogo Homu Jikeien, a special nursing care home for the elderly, where he and his mother and grandmother were caught in the tsunami floodwaters in Minamisanriku during the magnitude 9.0 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami that devastated the Tohoku region of Japan on March 11, 2011...They all survived when the waters receded after peaking only one foot (30 cm) from the...
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Date: 18 May 2011
Location: Minamisanriku Miyagi Japan
Credit: Darrell Miho
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