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Why did Japan have an earthquake and tsunami?

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2011-03-15 11:10:54
2011-03-15 11:10:54

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.

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