This is how the earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern and eastern Japan on March 11, 2011 happened.
The complacency and cosy relationships blamed for the Fukushima nuclear accident are still a problem in Japan, experts warn, even as the country faces the probability of catastrophe.
On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 undersea earthquake off Japan's northeastern coast sparked a massive tsunami that swept ashore, leaving 19,000 people dead.
As Japan’s “triple disaster” - quake, tsunami and nuclear crisis - unfolded after March 11, 2011, Associated Press journalists fanned out across the northern region of Tohoku to report and record what had happened in pictures, stories and video footage.
Takayuki Ueno did not hesitate one moment to expose himself to high radiation five years ago while searching for family members swept away by the tsunami.
News regarding the Japanese earthquake on March 11 reverberated around the world, much of it relating to the radiation problems surrounding the Fukushima power plant and Japan's recovery...
The radiation leak at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has displaced tens of thousands of Japanese people...