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This only hints at the human tragedy as it unfolded on NHK World and many other news media - I found two of my four friends in Japan near Tokyo, tho the other two are in Kobe and Nagoya well away from immediate impact - but life was hard in Tokyo without water and electricity this week.
Note also that one of my daughter's teachers from Japan last year was delayed from his wedding by another oceanic plate calamity? The Eyjafjallajökull eruption started a year ago tomorrow and the ash cloud delayed his return flight to England over the North Atlantic!
Update 20 March: here's yet another social map by my friend at Texas Tech: