Japan Tsunami

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West Coast Girds For More Tsunami Debris In Winter

Volunteers who patrol California beaches for plastic, cigarette butts and other litter will be on the lookout this winter for flotsam from last year’s monstrous tsunami off Japan’s coast.

12/25/2012

(credit: CBS)

Magnitude-6.5 Quake Hits Off Japan Prompting Tsunami Alert

A magnitude-6.5 earthquake shook eastern Japan off the quake-ravaged coast on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, prompting Japan to issue a tsunami alert.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2011

(credit: YOMIURI SHIMBUN/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese-Americans Open Hearts, Wallets For Quake Relief

Japanese-Americans, expats and others in the United States opened their hearts and their wallets this week to the victims of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami, finding touching and sometimes imaginative ways to donate or raise money for the Asian country’s injured and displaced.

03/18/2011

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