Japan fell silent at 2:46 pm on Monday, exactly one month after the north-east of the country was devastated by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami, killing some 25,000 people and spawning an unresolved nuclear crisis.
AP - People along Japan’s devastated northeastern coast paused Monday to remember victims of the massive earthquake and tsunami that killed up to 25,000 people and unleashed a nuclear crisis that engineers are still struggling to contain.
From France 24's Observers in Japan
- The ten most striking amateur videos of the earthquake in Japan
- Russian director says tsunami sent to punish 'Godless' Japanese
- From salt to smoothies: how to prepare for a nuclear cloud
- Observer tells of struggle to flee town near Fukushima plant
- ‘Should I stay or should I go?’ Expats in Japan face up to nuclear threat
Date created : 2011-04-11