Saturday, March 26, 2011

77 Feet, 5 Inches

Dear God Almighty — Tsunami was at least seven stories high at peak. However, the "wave measured in the city of Ofunato was lower than the domestic record of 38.2 meters [125 feet. 4 inches] marked in the 1896 Meiji Sanriku Earthquake Tsunami, and 34.9 meters [114 feet, 6 inches] logged in the wake of the 2004 earthquake off the Indonesian coast of Sumatra."

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