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Answered 2012-08-29 00:30:38

The tsunami that devastated the Japan coast on March 11, 2011 was triggered by the magnitude 9.0 earthquake.


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The tsunami came after the earthquake. The earthquake happened in Japan.

An earthquake sent a wave to japan

Obviously, the earthquake happens first and then tsunami follows.

If you mean how then here it is because the earthquake might of happened in the sea and went to japan and then the earthquake was strong enough to make a tsunami

Japan had an earthquake and tsunami which caused and radioactive blow.

The most recent tsunami was in Japan happened 2011, during the Earthquake.

The tsunami in Japan occurred because when the tectonic plates under ground move they cause an earthquake. Sometimes an earthquake can cause a tsunami from shaking underwater.

Because of an Earthquake that happened which displaced a lot of water causing the tsunami.

The Earthquake happened at 2:46 PM Local Time the Tsunami happened at 3:00 PM Local Time.

actually now Japan is in need of alot of things after what happened with the tsunami and earthquake!

Japan had an earthquake and a tsunami because the the pacific tectonic plate slammed against the plate japan was on and cause an earthquake in the water causing a tsunami.

After the earthquake hit the tsunami hit. It was a 9.2 the 5th biggest. Japan is still getting after shocks.

A tsunami hit japan after the earthquake.

The Earthquake occurred before the tsunami as it is what caused the tsunami.

In Japan a lot of people died because there was an earthquake the right after that there was a tsunami

11th of March (2.46 PM Local Time).

Earthquake....9.9er, Tsunami, and now nuclear leaks.

An Earthquake happened which was 8.9 on the Richter Scale followed by a Tsunami.

March 11th, 2011 Source: Someone who was there when it happened: me.

The 2011 earthquake in Japan happened on March 11 It was off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku was a magnitude 9.0–9.1.

the tsunami formed from an earthquake

Japan had Tsunami and an Earthquake Kansas had an earthquake

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