Friday, March 11, 2011

Tokyo Webcam as Earthquake and Tsunami Strikes Japan

Early this morning a massive earthquake has hit the northeast of Japan triggering a tsunami that has caused extensive damage, with low lying property and land deluged by the 4 metre wave.

This live webcam feed is in Tokyo:

Tokyo webcam

Japan's TV showed cars, ships and even buildings being swept away the Fukushima prefecture, after the 8.8 magnitude earthquake. The tremor at 1446 local time (0546 GMT) was followed by a series of powerful aftershocks.

Location Information:

Chuo is in the central area of Tokyo, surrounded by the five special wards of Chiyoda, Minato, Taito, Sumida, and Koto

Administratively, Chūō is divided into the three zones of Nihonbashi, Kyobashi and Tsukishima. Nihonbashi and Kyobashi are predominantly commercial areas on the east side of Tokyo Station, and incorporate the famous districts of Ginza and Tsukiji. Tsukishima is a separate island in Tokyo Bay dominated by condominium towers.