Debris from the Japanese Tsunami Heading Towards the U.S.
Up to 20 million tons of debris that were swept into the Pacific Ocean after the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan are heading west towards the United States. Debris was recently seen in the ocean near the Midway Islands by some Russian ships almost 2,000 miles from Japan. Experts from the University of Hawaii estimate that the debris could reach the west coast in 3 years.
Article posted on 10/24/2011
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