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What was the cause of the tsunami in Japan?

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2012-09-21 17:22:23
2012-09-21 17:22:23

The cause of the tsunami was an earthquake that scored 8.9 on the rictor scale was that of the tectonic plates shifted under Japan, and caused the tragedy.

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