Tsunami alert includes Philippines after Japan earthquake

March 12

Japan has often donated when other countries have experienced disasters, such as when Hurricane Katrina impacted the United States. Check out the organizations that are working on relief and recovery in the region.

11:27 @jayr_12 Japan Meteorological Agency is still saying that there is danger still from tsunamis yet PHIVOCS already lifted tsunami warning in Batanes

10:12 PM- the highest wave monitored measures 70 cm high in Baler, Aurora. Some waves are still coming from Japan.

9:42pm – via Inquirer – The first waves struck the northeast coast of the country’s main island of Luzon at 6:00 p.m. (1000 GMT) and the east coast of the large southern island of Mindanao some two hours later, he said.

“We will have to monitor some more until 10:00 p.m. (1400GMT) and see what happens,” Solidum said, adding there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

4:00 PM– Alert level 2 has been raised in the 19 provinces that could be hit by tsunami between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and residents have been advised to be on alert for “unusual waves,” disaster officials said Friday, after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck Japan. (Source: inquirer.net)

This is a useful time guide

Tsunami guide

Click to enlarge. The red dots on the map show the current position of the real-time tsunami monitoring systems by DART (Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis), while the orange dots show tide gauges, these are tube-like devices measuring sea level and aid in detecting tsunamis.

Raw video from Japan below:

Here are curated tweets and photos of the damage

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Updated Juky 15, 2019

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