Quake leaves destruction, fear
In Japan, an earthquake started a tsunami that caused a nuclear disaster
By Stephen Ornes, 20:08 PM March 21, 2011
People in Japan face a catastrophe that has gone from terrible to tragic. The disaster began as an earthquake that launched a powerful ocean wave, called a tsunami, that caused destruction all along the coast. Those natural disasters damaged a cluster of nuclear reactors in Japan, leading to one of the worst nuclear disasters in recent years.
“My homeland has been struck by a tragedy of cataclysmic proportions. This has been one of the greatest natural disasters of modern times, the full e...
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