A powerful earthquake has struck in the Pacific
off Chile\’s northern region, and authorities have ordered an evacuation of
coastal areas in case of a tsunami.
As residents of Japan remember the nearly
19,000 who died in a massive earthquake and
tsunami two years ago, an American journalist
who covered the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
is sharing her perspective to help those still
recovering in Japan.
On March 11, 2011 at 2:46 p.m., a 9.0 earthquake ripped through northern Japan, triggering a massive tsunami that sent walls of water over coastal cities.