A wave approaches Miyako City in Iwate Prefecture, northeast Japan, after a magnitude 9.1 earthquake hit the area on March 11, 2011. Photo: Reuters A wave approaches Miyako City in Iwate Prefecture, northeast Japan, after a magnitude 9.1 earthquake hit the area on March 11, 2011. Photo: Reuters
A wave approaches Miyako City in Iwate Prefecture, northeast Japan, after a magnitude 9.1 earthquake hit the area on March 11, 2011. Photo: Reuters
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Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster: 10 years on from tsunami, Japan’s ghosts linger

  • On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off Japan’s northeast coast, triggering a tsunami that killed more than 18,000 people
  • Ten years later, the communities along the 300km of coastline left devastated in the disaster’s wake are still struggling to find peace and closure

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A wave approaches Miyako City in Iwate Prefecture, northeast Japan, after a magnitude 9.1 earthquake hit the area on March 11, 2011. Photo: Reuters A wave approaches Miyako City in Iwate Prefecture, northeast Japan, after a magnitude 9.1 earthquake hit the area on March 11, 2011. Photo: Reuters
A wave approaches Miyako City in Iwate Prefecture, northeast Japan, after a magnitude 9.1 earthquake hit the area on March 11, 2011. Photo: Reuters
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