More coverage on the topic is available on CNN: http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/03/11/live-blog-japan-earthquake/
Japan’s biggest recorded earthquake hits!Written by Ametatsu
If you haven’t already heard of it, an earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale hit north-eastern Japan yesterday, causing massive destruction with death tolls already reaching the hundreds. There is already an immense amount of coverage on this subject, so we’re not going to go into great detail. Our main purpose is to raise awareness and promote response! At moments like these, it is crucial to provide help to all those victims in trouble! Below are some links to organizations you can support to help all the victims through this tragedy.