A massive earthquake registering at 8.9 magnitude hit Japan Friday, causing fires, tsunamis and massive flooding throughout the country. CNN reports that it is the most powerful earthquake in the nation’s last 100 years.
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There are estimates that 200 to 300 people are dead with that number expected to rise. The Japan Red Cross is still evaluating the damage, while the American Red Cross is standing by with aid.
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