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is defined in Russian as of . They can be triggered by natural causes such as or by man-made processes such as explosions, mining works, and others.
Physicists explain that a землетрясение is caused bywhich are generated by a sudden release of energy in the Earth’s crust. most often at a depth of no deeper than several dozen kilometers within . Here, goes through a violent process. First, there is and . This place is called .
If the землетрясение is powerful enough, it. While there are about 10,000 earthquakes per year worldwide, only 100 of them are .
Earthquakes ofor more can cause other . For instance, is a series of water waves caused by the , usually in an ocean.
Japan is situated in the so-called Tohoku earthquake which occurred on March 11, was a 9.0-magnitude undersea earthquake which triggered of up to 30 m that struck Japan minutes after the quake, in some cases traveling up to 10 km (6 mi) inland., where earthquakes occur frequently. The recent
The Japanese National Police Agency officially confirmed 11,232 , 2,778 , and 16,361 people . The tsunami caused , and destroyed entire towns.
Russia took part in the rescue operation in Japan, sending. Later, another 130 Russian rescue workers were sent.
On March 16, a Russian aircraftarrived in Japan.
Russian media additionally reported that the management of the Luzhniki Olympic Complex in Moscowover one million rubles to the Japanese Embassy.