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March 11, 2011: Japan. More than 10,000 feared
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March 11, 2011: Japan. More than 10,000 feared dead
The magnitude 9.0 offshore earthquake triggered a tsunami and more than 50 aftershocks along a 1,300-mile stretch of Japan's coastline. It resulted in the threat of a nuclear meltdown, thousands of deaths and extensive damage.(Credit: Getty Images)

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