How past Japan earthquakes prepared nation for today's historic temblor

Children knew as soon as their surroundings started shaking during today's Japan earthquake to don protective hoods and duck beneath their desks.

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    People walk past a ruined bus stop which was crushed by part of fallen outer wall of a nearby building in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture after Japan was struck by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast on Friday, March 11.
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