Update #2: This is something you’d see in Inception….but in real life…

Here is amateur footage of swaying high-rise buildings taken in downtown Tokyo during Friday’s 9.0 magnitude earthquake. Thankfully the structures have been seismically retrofitted to absorb the shock waves of the earthquake.

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Update #1: the most compelling–and terrifying–views yet of the aftermath of today’s historic earthquake: http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/03/earthquake-in-japan/100022/

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Pray for Japan…8.9 magnitude earthquake.

 

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Matt · March 11, 2011 at 2:58 pm

There’s some scary photos of the Earthquake/Tsunami effects on the In Focus photoblog as well:

www.theatlantic.com/infocus/

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