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  • Rescue workers search for victims buried under the rubble near the Canterbury Television building in Christchurch, New Zealand, Wednesday night, Feb. 23, 2011. Students from across Asia are feared among the dead in the CTV building that collapsed in Tuesday's earthquake, with police saying Wednesday that they were 100 percent certain no one trapped in the rubble was alive. (AP Photo/Kyodo News, Shuzo Shikano)
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    Rescue workers search for victims buried under the rubble near the Canterbury Television building in Christchurch, New Zealand, Wednesday night, Feb. 23, 2011. Students from across Asia are feared among the dead in the CTV building that collapsed in Tuesday's earthquake, with police saying Wednesday that they were 100 percent certain no one trapped in the rubble was alive. (AP Photo/Kyodo News, Shuzo Shikano)

  • Rescue workers search for victims buried under the rubble near the Canterbury Television building in Christchurch, New Zealand, Wednesday night, Feb. 23, 2011. Students from across Asia are feared among the dead in the CTV building that collapsed in Tuesday's earthquake, with police saying Wednesday that they were 100 percent certain no one trapped in the rubble was alive. (AP Photo/Kyodo News, Shuzo Shikano)
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    Rescue workers search for victims buried under the rubble near the Canterbury Television building in Christchurch, New Zealand, Wednesday night, Feb. 23, 2011. Students from across Asia are feared among the dead in the CTV building that collapsed in Tuesday's earthquake, with police saying Wednesday that they were 100 percent certain no one trapped in the rubble was alive. (AP Photo/Kyodo News, Shuzo Shikano)

  • Office workers in Tokyo's Shiodome district near Tokyo Bay stay on the pedestrian deck Friday, March 11, 2011, shortly after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake has struck off Japan's northeastern coast. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
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    Office workers in Tokyo's Shiodome district near Tokyo Bay stay on the pedestrian deck Friday, March 11, 2011, shortly after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake has struck off Japan's northeastern coast. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

  • Hotel employees gather at the hotel's entrance in Tokyo, Japan as an earthquake hits Friday, March 11, 2011. Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.8 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, triggering a 13 foot (4 meter) tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicenter. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)
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    Hotel employees gather at the hotel's entrance in Tokyo, Japan as an earthquake hits Friday, March 11, 2011. Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.8 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, triggering a 13 foot (4 meter) tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicenter. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

  • Black smoke rises from a burning building in Tokyo's Odaiba area in Tokyo Bay area after Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
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    Black smoke rises from a burning building in Tokyo's Odaiba area in Tokyo Bay area after Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

  • Tokyo Fire Department rescue workers arrive at Kudan Kaikan in Tokyo as local media said its ceiling was damaged after a strong earthquake and injured people inside the hall Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)
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    Tokyo Fire Department rescue workers arrive at Kudan Kaikan in Tokyo as local media said its ceiling was damaged after a strong earthquake and injured people inside the hall Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

  • Train passengers wait at Tokyo's Shinagawa station to get first hand information on train service which was halted following a very strong earthquake on Friday March 11, 2022. Japan says the death toll in the massive earthquake has risen to five. The quake unleashed a 13 foot (4 meter) tsunami that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris miles inland. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)
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    Train passengers wait at Tokyo's Shinagawa station to get first hand information on train service which was halted following a very strong earthquake on Friday March 11, 2022. Japan says the death toll in the massive earthquake has risen to five. The quake unleashed a 13 foot (4 meter) tsunami that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris miles inland. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

  • People walk past a ruined bus stop which was crushed by part of fallen outer wall of a nearby building in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture (state) after Japan was struck by a strong earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
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    People walk past a ruined bus stop which was crushed by part of fallen outer wall of a nearby building in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture (state) after Japan was struck by a strong earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

  • Dain Okimoto looks down on the lights of Waikiki from Tantalus Drive Thursday, March 10, 2011 in Honolulu. Okimoto along with thousands of Oahu residents evacuated to higher ground due to a tsunami warning for the state of Hawaii. Japan was hit by a large 8.9 earthquake. The earthquake is believed to have generated a tsumani wave. The Pacific Tsunami Center expects the wave to hit Hawaii at 2 59 a.m. Hawaiian Standard Time. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
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    Dain Okimoto looks down on the lights of Waikiki from Tantalus Drive Thursday, March 10, 2011 in Honolulu. Okimoto along with thousands of Oahu residents evacuated to higher ground due to a tsunami warning for the state of Hawaii. Japan was hit by a large 8.9 earthquake. The earthquake is believed to have generated a tsumani wave. The Pacific Tsunami Center expects the wave to hit Hawaii at 2 59 a.m. Hawaiian Standard Time. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

  • Hundreds of Oahu residents flocked to the Times Supermarket to purchase water and supplies Thursday, March 10, 2011 in Honolulu. The state of Hawaii is under a tsunami warning due to a large 8.9 earthquake off Japan. The earthquake is believed to have generated a tsumani wave. The Pacific Tsunami Center expects the wave to hit Hawaii at 2 59 a.m. Hawaiian Standard Time. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
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    Hundreds of Oahu residents flocked to the Times Supermarket to purchase water and supplies Thursday, March 10, 2011 in Honolulu. The state of Hawaii is under a tsunami warning due to a large 8.9 earthquake off Japan. The earthquake is believed to have generated a tsumani wave. The Pacific Tsunami Center expects the wave to hit Hawaii at 2 59 a.m. Hawaiian Standard Time. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

  • People at a book store react in Sendai, northern Japan as an earthquake hits Friday, March 11, 2011. Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.8 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, triggering a 13 foot (4 meter) tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicenter. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)
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    People at a book store react in Sendai, northern Japan as an earthquake hits Friday, March 11, 2011. Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.8 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, triggering a 13 foot (4 meter) tsunami that washed away cars and tore away buildings along the coast near the epicenter. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

  • Flames engulf houses in Sendai, Miyagi, after they were swallowed up by enormous waves that swept through Japan after a massive earthquake this morning
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    Flames engulf houses in Sendai, Miyagi, after they were swallowed up by enormous waves that swept through Japan after a massive earthquake this morning

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