Japan at night after 2011 earthquake

Japan at night after 2011 earthquake

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Caption: Japan at night. Satellite image of Japan on the night of the 12th March 2011, the day after an earthquake struck off the north-east coast, causing a tsunami. North is at top. The north-eastern coast is almost completely blacked out and light levels over the rest of Japan are much reduced from normal. For an image showing Japan at night before the earthquake see C009/6562. Image taken by the Defense Satellite Meteorological Program (DMSP).Restrictions:

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