Japan earthquake photos

Today on March 11 2011 in 14:45 Japan was struck by the most powerful earthquake (8.9) in the last three hundred years. The tsunami that has followed has devastated the Japan Sendai shore and almost all Pacific side of Japan.

Smoke is visible in Tokyo right after the earthquake.

Smoke is visible in Tokyo right after the earthquake.

Huge fireball in Tokyo after the March 11 2011 earthquake. Chiba oil refinery.

Huge fireball in Tokyo after the March 11 2011 earthquake. Most probably this is a devastating fire on the oil refinery in Chiba, on the outskirts of the greater Tokyo.

People in Tokyo are calmly waiting on the streets after initial shock. There were some aftershocks.

Devastated office somewhere in Japan right after the earthquake

Crashed office furniture in the Tokyo office center after the earthquake

Crashed office furniture in one of the Tokyo office centers after the earthquake. Note the TV with the earthquake footage on the screen. The power is still on.

Japan earthquake aftermath. Devastated office in Tokyo.

Fire and smoke rise in the vicinity of Tokyo Japan several hours after the powerful earthquake

Fire and smoke rise in the vicinity of Tokyo Japan several hours after the powerful earthquake.

People of Japan are watching news on TV  in a Tokyo mall

People of Japan are watching news on TV in a Tokyo mall.

Streets of japan after the quake

Cars swept by tsunami in Japan

Passengers are looking at the deluged airport in Sendai, Japan

Passengers are looking at the deluged airport in Sendai, Japan.

Tokyo tower tip bent a little due to the quake.

Tokyo tower tip bent a little due to the quake.

Fire in the houses flooded by tsunami in Miyagi Prefecture

Fire in the houses flooded by tsunami in Miyagi Prefecture near the Sendai airport (which is now flooded). Photo courtesy of Kyodo News.

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