after a massive earthquake in tokyo 25 km under the sea at a magnitude of 8.0, two young siblings mirai and yūki, who were visiting a robot exhibition in odaiba at the beginning of their summer vacation, struggle to reach their parents in their house in setagaya, assisted by a female motorcycle courier named mari, who is striving to reach her own …
Japan has also been the site of some of the 10 worst natural disasters of the 21st century. Many types of natural disasters occur in Japan such as tsunamis, floods, typhoons, earthquakes, cyclones, and even volcanic eruptions. The country has gone through thousands of years of natural disasters, affecting its economy, development, and social life.
Tokyo ( / ˈtoʊkioʊ /;  Japanese: Japanese: 東京, romanized : Tōkyō, lit. 'Eastern Capital', [toːkʲoː] ( listen) ), formerly Edo, historically Tokio, and officially the Tokyo Metropolis ( Japanese: 東京都, romanized : Tōkyō-to ), is the capital  and largest city of Japan. Its metropolitan area is the most populous in the ...
The magnitude 9.0–9.1 (M w) undersea megathrust earthquake had an epicenter in the Pacific Ocean, 72 km (45 mi) east of the Oshika Peninsula of the Tōhoku region, and lasted approximately six minutes, causing a tsunami.
- 6 minutes
- 2011-03-11 05:46:24
- 11 March 2011
- 14:46 JST
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Japan today has the highest ratio of public debt to GDP of any developed nation, with national debt at 236% relative to GDP as of 2017. The Japanese yen is the world's third-largest reserve currency (after the US dollar and the euro). Japan's exports amounted to 18.5% of GDP in 2018.