Already 24 hours passed after the incident, but the aftermath of this natural disaster seems unlikely to cease completely.
Some mass transit is still disrupted, so still a lots of commuters left behind and they can't go home and got to evacuate for awhile...so I'm pretty much luckier!
Yesterday at 2:46 PM in local time...the incident was occurred off the coast of Miyagi prefecture (Northern East Japan), which is around 400km away from Tokyo.
But Tokyo was also jolted an awful lot.
At that time, I was attending some seminar regarding my expecting job. And we were all stunned and stranded at the sight for hours.
Still the aftermath of the disaster seems unlikely to stop in no time, and now it continues...
Many areas in Tohoku (Northern East Japan) region became ruined like ghost towns and stuff. Many people and houses washed away being hit by Tsunami because of massive earthquake, which magnitude was 9.0. It is the second to which hit off the coast of Sumatra in 2004. Yet it is the biggest one in domestic earthquake as ever observed since the survey was began.
About radiation, there was an explosion at one of the power plant in Fukushima Area, and totally 19 of citizens exposed to radiation. But luckily enough, none of them was seriously damaged, according to NHK's broadcast!
Now the casualties are estimated up to more than 1,000 across the country...and over 10,000 of people are still missing. Or at least tens of thousands of people those who live near the epicenter of the earthquake are forced to evacuate their homes. They ended up staying some shelters nearby till it is reconstructed.
Not so long ago, remember there also was a calamity in Christchurch New Zealand, where 28 of our fellows were buried under the ground, and 6 people were already found dead???
The ensuing panic inside the country at this time made us totally disoriented!!
So our government sought for aid to respective countries like our alliance, United States. And it is grateful to us that some countries like USA, South Korea, Australia, Singapore, or even the stricken district New Zealand has given their name to help us out, such as food & water supply.
Now our concerns are that there might be blackout tonight, just because of power shortage, says the Tokyo Electric Power Company.
Again, the aftermath of big earthquake as well as Tsunami, or fire-flame at some area in Tohoku region seems unlikely to cease completely. It is still jolted at times even a day passed...