After the devastating 8.9 magnitude earthquake hits Japan, reports starts to fill in! There were about 200 to 300 bodies were found in the northeastern coast of Sendai. 137 were already reported dead, 531 people are missing and 627 were reported injured.
The 8.9 magnitude quake were later followed by more than 50 aftershocks in hours, many of them were of 6 magnitude.
Since 1900, it was ranked as the fifth-strongest earthquake in the world, stronger than what hit the Christchurch, New Zealand last month.
The following videos were taken during and after the violent tremor:
Japan's worst previous quake was in Kanto in 1923 with 8.3 magnitude that killed 143,000 people, data from USGS. Another was in Kobe in 1995 at 7.2 magnitude that killed 6,400 people.
What said to be on earlier reports that Philippines will be reached by tsunami was not on a devastating scale. The waves just hits the shore with no casualties at all.