Photo Gallery Japan Earthquake Disaster in Pictures

The 8.9-magnitude earthquake which rocked Japan last week and the ensuing monster tsunami left behind a scene of utter devastation. Here are the most dramatic pictures from the disaster.
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Foto: REUTERS/ Kyodo
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Foto: AP/ Kyodo
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Foto: AP/ Kyodo
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Foto: AP/ The Yomiuri Shimbun
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Foto: AP/ Kyodo
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Foto: AP/ Kyodo News
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Foto: REUTERS/ Kyodo
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Foto: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/ AFP
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Foto: REUTERS/ Kyodo
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Foto: Koji Sasahara/ AP
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Foto: AP/ Nexco East Japan via Kyodo News
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Foto: REUTERS/ Kyodo
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Foto: Getty Images/ Xinhua/ Gamma-Rapho
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Foto: dapd/DLR/Rapid Eye
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Foto: AP/ The Yomiuri Shimbum
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Foto: AP/ Kyodo
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Foto: KYODO/ REUTERS
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Foto: Str/ dpa
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Foto: Kimimasa Mayama/ dpa
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Foto: Str/ dpa
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Foto: AP/ The Yumiuri Shimbun
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Foto: KYODO/ REUTERS
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Foto: AP/ The Yomiuri Shimbun
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Foto: dpa
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Foto: Stringer/ dpa
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Foto: AP/ Defense Ministry
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Foto: Str/ dpa
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Foto: LEE JAE-WON/ REUTERS
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Foto: REUTERS/ Kyodo
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Foto: AP/Asahi Shimbun
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Foto: REUTERS/ TEPCO
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Foto: REUTERS/ NTV
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Foto: KIM KYUNG-HOON / REUTERS
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Foto: David Guttenfelder/ AP
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Foto: Kimimasa Mayama/ dpa
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Foto: Itsuo Inouye/ AP
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Foto: JO YONG-HAK/ REUTERS
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Foto: AP/ Cabinet Public Relations Office Via Kyodo News
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Foto: AP/ Kyodo
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Foto: YURIKO NAKAO/ REUTERS
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Foto: AFP/ NHK
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Foto: AFP/ Yomiuri Shimbun
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Foto: AP/ The Yumiuri Shimbun