Six months ago today: the Japan earthquake and tsunami
15,781 people were killed as a result of the devastating 9.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Tohoko, Japan and the resulting tsunami waves. Around 83,000 have been displaced from their homes.
4,086 people are still missing.
[Photos: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters; Kyodo/Reuters; Yomiuri Shimbun/AFP/Getty Images; Damir Sagoli/Reuters; Kyodo/Reuters; Gregory Bull/AP; Yomiuri/Reuters; Amit Dave/Reuters]