The most powerful earthquake to hit Japan in at least 100 years unleashed walls of water Friday that swept across rice fields, engulfing towns, dragging houses onto highways and tossing cars and boats like toys.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan said the “enormously powerful” earthquake has caused “tremendous damage over a wide area.”
The quake, which struck at 2:46 pm local time, sparked fires in at least 80 locations, Japan’s Kyodo News Service reported, and prompted the U.S. National Weather Service to issue tsunami warnings for at least 50 countries and territories.
Police in Miyagi Prefecture say between 200-300 have been found in the coastal city of Sendai alone, Japan’s Kyodo News Agency reported late Friday.
The death toll is likely to rise as there are few casualty counts yet from the worst-hit areas.
This particular earthquake spawns Tsunami warnings are up all along the Pacific.
Jesus Christ warned us earthquakes and other things will happen and become much worse, before his coming.
It is time to pray and get closer to Christ. We have little time left in this world. Our King is near!
10 Then he said to them: “Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. 11 There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven.
Written by: Gloria