An earthquake measuring 8.8 hit 300km off the coast of Japan, with resulting aftershocks hitting the mainland and 8 metre high waves sweeping the land.
Chances are that in the coming hours the ripple effect of the tsunami will cross the entire Pacific ocean and hit the South American coast.
Watching the footage, I had to pinch myself as a reminder that I’m not watching a movie.
Earthquakes, tsunami’s, volcanoes, food shortages, oil depletion, armed revolutions….2012 Mayan Prophecy?
Japan International Broadcasting’s official English news channel has had rolling coverage of events.