Earthquake, Tsunami Hit Japan

What's estimated to be the strongest earthquake to hit Japan in 300 years has killed hundreds of people, destroyed buildings and sparked tsunami warnings aroud the Pacific Rim.

NPR reports the magnitude 8.9 offshore quake was followed by at least 20 aftershocks, most of them of more than magnitude 6. Dozens of cities and villages along a 1,300-mile stretch of coastline were shaken by violent tremors that reached as far away as Tokyo, hundreds of miles from the epicenter.

Click Here for NPR's complete coverage of the disaster including photos of the damage.

Click Here for coverage from PBS NewsHour's Rundown Blog that inlcudes video reports from AP Television.

Click Here to see a live camera feed from along the Hawaii coast as they prepare for any tsunami impact.