In Japan, exactly 5 years ago, a Friday morning like today, many of us in our routine thought, “TGIF,” or “Yatto kin’yōbi da!” (Finally Friday!).
However, the weekend took a whole different turn when half of Japan was shaken by a strong earthquake in the afternoon, at 2:46pm. Believe me, anyone who went through that will remember that precise moment forever.
Soon after the shake, the news came in: it was the most powerful earthquake to have ever hit Japan.… Continue reading “The big earthquake that shook Japan this Friday 5 years ago”