Kenneth Cukier

Economist magazine

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Japan correspondent for the Economist magazine

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A magnitude  8.9 earthquake  struck Japan early this afternoon, the strongest ever recorded in that country and the world’s most severe earthquake in 100 years.

Firsthand Account of the Earthquake in Japan

A magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck Japan early this afternoon, the strongest ever recorded in that country and the world’s most severe earthquake in 100 years.

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