The official death toll in Japan is close to 1,900. However, some regions alone are estimating it at as high as 10,000. The 8.9 magnitude earthquake was the biggest to hit Japan in the country’s history, MCT Campus

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The official death toll in Japan is close to 1,900. However, some regions alone are estimating it at as high as 10,000. The 8.9 magnitude earthquake was the biggest to hit Japan in the country’s history, MCT Campus

Norika Otoloague, 41, right, and her daughter Yui, assess the damage done to the neighborhood in Sendai, Japan, Monday, March 14, 2011. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/MCT)