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 Mundersea megathrust earthquake that occured on the 11th of March. It was the most powerful earthquake ever recordede to hit Japan.
 
 
“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.”