A ship brought ashore by the March 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake ...
Feb 27th, 2012
(Reuters) - A ship brought ashore by the March 2011 magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami is seen in Kesennuma, north Japan February 19, 2012. This picture forms part of a set of 'before' and 'after' images released February 27, 2012 before the first anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2012. Picture taken February 19, 2012. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY DISASTER ENVIRONMENT) -
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