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Another earthquake shakes Japan, Fukushima evacuated: a nuclear timeline

A month after the March 11, a 9.0 earthquake triggered a 30-foot tsunami that damaged several nuclear reactors in northeastern Japan, causing the country's worst crisis since World War II, a 7.4 temblor shook the country again.


Members of the Japan Grounf Self-Defense Force search a tsunami damaged part of Ofunato, Japan on Tuesday, March 15. Two search and rescue teams from the US and a team from the UK with combined numbers of around 220 personnel, searched damaged areas of the town of Ofunato for trapped survivors Tuesday in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami.

Matt Dunham/AP

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Day 1 – Friday, March 11

Day 2 – Saturday, March 12


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