Video: Seismologist: Japan earthquake magnitude 'unusual' As Canadian's 1st-person account

Mar 11, 2011 Full story: The Toronto Star

Katie Couric spoke with Dr. Lucy Jones, a seismologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, on Japan's 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami

Canadian James Barringer, who lives and works in Tokyo, described the scene when the 8.9 earthquake struck, shortly before 3 p.m. Friday, local time: "I was in my office, which is right downtown in the Roppongi District, on the 32nd floor.A The quake started as a mild tremor then just grew in intensity until the entire building seemed to be swaying ...

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