Whirlpools appear in Iwaki on Japan's east coast following the quake and a tsunami.
A massive tsunami slams the coastal areas of Iwanuma in Miyagi prefecture.
An aerial view shows the widespread devastation Saturday in Kesennuma after flooding from the monster tsunami.
People survey the aftermath of a tsunami Saturday in Minamisoma.
Fishing boats lie piled atop debris in Kesennuma on Saturday. Hundreds were killed, and the number of dead is expected to rise.
بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ إِذَا زُلْزِلَتِ الْأَرْضُ زِلْزَالَهَا ﴿١﴾ وَأَخْرَجَتِ الْأَرْضُ أَثْقَالَهَا ﴿٢﴾ وَقَالَ الْإِنسَانُ مَا لَهَا ﴿٣﴾ يَوْمَئِذٍ تُحَدِّثُ أَخْبَارَهَا ﴿٤﴾ بِأَنَّ رَبَّكَ أَوْحَىٰ لَهَا ﴿٥﴾ When the earth is shaken with its [final] earthquake (1) And the earth discharges its burdens (2) And man says, "What is [wrong] with it?" - (3) That Day, it will report its news (4) Because your Lord has commanded it. (5) بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ اتَّقُوا رَبَّكُمْ ۚ إِنَّ زَلْزَلَةَ السَّاعَةِ شَيْءٌ عَظِيمٌ ﴿١﴾ O mankind, fear your Lord. Indeed, the convulsion of the [final] Hour is a terrible thing. (1) http://www.slideshare.net/effat57