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Users and pages on social media shared a video clip that was said to show a tsunami hitting Japanese shores after the recent earthquake.

Strong earthquakes struck central Japan on Monday, causing tsunami waves that exceeded a meter in height in some areas, prompting the authorities to ask residents to leave the affected areas and take refuge in high places.

And it shows the video The photographer is from the top of Seoul as it sweeps away homes and submerges vast areas. Social media publishers said he was photographing a sea tsunami that coincided with the recent earthquake in Japan.

Earthquake in central Japan

Rescuers in Japan are racing against time to find survivors in the wake of the earthquake that struck the Noto Peninsula in the center of the country on Monday, killing at least fifty people.

The 7.5-magnitude earthquake, which struck Ishikawa Prefecture on the island of Honshu, caused tsunami waves, some of which were more than a meter high, and a large fire broke out and cracked roads.

Damaged buildings in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture on January 1, 2024, after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck the Noto area of ​​Ishikawa Prefecture.

Aerial scenes showed a massive fire breaking out in the old market in Wajima City, where a seven-story commercial building collapsed. The damage caused by the earthquake hampered the efforts of firefighting teams.

Clips posted on social media also showed cars, homes and bridges in Ishikawa shaking violently as terrified people took shelter in stores and train stations.

“Tsunami 2011”

An earthquake and tsunami caused a nuclear leak at the Fukushima nuclear plant

But the video circulating is old, and it was recommended to search for it after cutting it into fixed scenes and publishing it within video The longest one was published by CNN on YouTube on March 12, 2011.

The details stated that the video documents “a massive tsunami that reached a distance of six miles inside the country, and swept away entire towns in Miyagi Prefecture on the eastern coast of Japan.”

In March 2011, Japan was exposed to one of the worst disasters in the modern era, as a nine-magnitude earthquake struck near its northeastern coast, resulting in devastating tsunami waves, and claiming 18,500 people dead or missing.

The earthquake then also led to an accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant, the worst since the Chernobyl disaster in 1986.

Japan constantly witnesses earthquakes due to its location in the Pacific “Ring of Fire” region, which experiences high seismic activity. This region extends throughout Southeast Asia and into the Pacific basin.

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