Watch Powerful NOAA Animation of Japan Tsunami Racing Across Pacific (Video)

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Image: NOAA
NOAA's been really pretty great about generating compelling and informative animations and graphics in the wake of natural disasters, and the Japanese earthquake and tsunami is no exception. Check out the one below (h/t SmartPlanet):

For sake of comparison (it's a rough one I know), here's an animation of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami:

And the one which occurred after the Chilean earthquake from last year:

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