New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the resilience of the Japanese on Friday, the fifth anniversary of the massive tsunami-cum-earthquake that killed more than 19,000 people.
The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami was a 9.0 Mw undersea megathrust earthquake that occured on the 11th of March. It was the most powerful earthquake ever recordede to hit Japan.
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"On the fifth anniversary of Great East Japan Earthquake, India offers deep sympathy to those affected," Modi tweeted. "We admire the resilience of (the) people of Japan."