2019 Tsunami banner in Tokyo

9 images Created 17 Mar 2019

To mark the 9th anniversary of the March 11th 2011, magnitune 9, earthquake and tsunami in Tohoku (North east Japan) that killed over 16,000 people, Yahoo Japan hung a banner over Tokyo's iconic Shibuya crossing showing the height of the tsunami wave. The red line marked the highest recorded wave at 16.7 metres, which hit Ofunato, Iwate on that day.
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