Tsunami Simulations Offer Grim Fate for Japanese Towns – NYTimes.com

April 10, 2012 – New Tsunami Projections Show Grim Fate for Japan’s Shikoku:   The simulations shocked this sleepy community on the tip of Japan’s Shikoku island: a huge undersea quake could bring a tsunami as high as 112 feet here, a government-appointed expert panel said. The waves could arrive in minutes and engulf most of the town, swallowing up even the foothills that the residents had counted on for high groundPictured above, Waves of a tsunami hit in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, last year.

The Shikoku Island Region of Japan

 “We’d never make it if such big waves came,” said Hachiro Okumoto, 70, a fisherman who has worked off the Kuroshio coast for half a century. “It would be a wall of water. It would block out the sun.”  Click on the link below for the whole shocking story.

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Tsunami Simulations Offer Grim Fate for Japanese Towns – NYTimes.com.

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2 Responses to Tsunami Simulations Offer Grim Fate for Japanese Towns – NYTimes.com

  1. Bob W Cain says:

    A bit nerve racking if you live there!

    • wfoster2011 says:

      Yes, so many Japanese live near the coast and don’t know when the next “big one” will hit.

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