On Friday March 11th, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit the northeast region of Japan. A huge tsunami followed that had caused massive devastation, and now the officials are battling nuclear power plants that are damaged. As prepared as Japan is for earthquakes this was the most serious earthquake ever recorded.
If you are frustrated with American news accounts, if you can't get enough information from your friends on Facebook, these news broadcasts and links will help you keep up to date with the rescue operations in Japan.
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