The quake is said to be the most powerful to hit Japan in more than a century.
The town of Minamisanriku is submerged after Friday's strong earthquake-triggered tsunami in Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan, Saturday, March 12.
A Japanese traveler wipes tears as she talks over the telephone following a powerful earthquakes that struck off Japan's northeastern coast.
A woman cries while sitting on a road in the destroyed city of Natori on March 13, 2011.
Elderly people warm themselves with blankets at a Red Cross hospital after being evacuated from Ishinomaki on March 13, 2011.
A woman takes care of her children at a shelter for earthquake-affected people in Sendai.
A man looks over tsunami-drifted debris and mud filling rice paddies in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Saturday morning, March 12, 2011 after Japan's biggest recorded earthquake slammed into its eastern coast Friday.
People try to salvage belongings from the rubble after a tsunami and earthquake in Rikuzentakata, northern Japan March 13, 2011.
A man and child look out over destroyed homes after a tsunami and earthquake in Sendai in north-eastern Japan on March 12, 2011.
Debris cover a large area in Natori, near Sendai, in Miyagi prefecture on March 13, 2011 after the earthquake and tsunami caused widespread devastation in Japan.
A woman looks at the damage caused by a tsunami and an earthquake in Ishimaki city in Miyagi prefecture in north-east Japan on March 13, 2011
A resident looks at the ruins in quake-shaken Ofunato on March 15, 2011. A massive earthquake and tsunami on March 11 decimated northeastern Japan, laying waste to infrastructure and killing thousands.
Soldiers and a rescue worker carry the body of a resident in Kesennuma on March 15, 2011.
Wreckage fills a street in Kesennuma.
People make their way through the debris from destroyed homes after the earthquake and tsunami in Sendai.
Evacuees from the area around the Fukushima plant receive a meal at an evacuation center in Namie.
Residents eat emergency rations at a candlelit shelter after leaving the devastated areas of Minamisanriku, in Miyagi prefecture, on March 15, 2011.
A woman walks past empty shelves at a grocery store in the northwestern city of Akita on March 15, 2011, as panic buying began to sweep through the country.
A man comforts a woman as she cries in front of her damaged home in the town of Watari in Miyagi prefecture.
A resident of the seaside town of Toyoma, northern Japan, wipes her eyes as she takes a break from clearing debris from her home three days after a giant quake and tsunami struck the country's northeastern coast.
People queue up to buy food at a grocery store in Sendai in Miyagi prefecture.
People wait in line for water at a school in Sendai.
Residents search for the names of missing relatives after their villages were hit by the earthquake and tsunami in Sendai.
Firefighters search through the rubble in the city of Rikuzentakata.
Fires burn among houses washed away by the tsunami.
Buildings near the Sendai airport burn.
Smoke billows from fire-gutted vessels in waters off Kesennuma.
The hand of a man killed, sits among concrete sea barriers in Toyoma, northern Japan, three days after a giant quake and tsunami struck the country's northeastern coast.
A Japanese home is seen adrift in the Pacific Ocean. Ships and aircraft from the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group are searching for survivors in the coastal waters near Sendai, Japan.
People make their way in a snow in Natori, Miyagi, northern Japan Wednesday, March 16.
'My heart is now suffering but it is the life of self that causes us pain. what is dead does not suffer.'
'ความจำสั้น...แต่รักฉันยาว' คือ ดิฉันเองค่ะ ดิฉันมีเรื่องราวและเรื่องเล่ามากมายหลายอย่าง แต่หน่วยความจำในสมองมีน้อย การบันทึกเรื่องต่างๆ ไว้ในบล็อคนี้ช่วยได้เยอะค่ะ