A magnitude 7.9 earthquake occurred at 2:46 pm on March 11, 2011 near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. Tsunami warnings are issued along the Pacific coast line.
At least 160 people are missing from an Indonesian village that was pounded by an enormous wave after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Sumatra caused a local tsunami.
Initial assessments indicate that 800 people have been displaced 76 homes have been destroyed There have been 9 confirmed deaths and a further 5 people in critical condition have been flown to Nuku
A tsunami following an earthquake in the Pacific Ocean off has caused some deaths in American Samoa , but there is no word of how many died, an official for the U.S.