Japanese stop for a moment of silence at 2:46pm, exactly a month after a massive earthquake struck the area in the port town of Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, on April 11.
A Russian circus artist performs with his snake during the dress rehearsal of the Miracle and Mirage show of the Russian water circus at Budapest's Grand Circus.
Two women and a pet dog pass by a ship that was washed into their neighborhood by the March 11 tsunami as they search for their destroyed home in Kesennuma, Japan, on March 17.
CH-47 Chinook helicopter, heavy-duty fire trucks, and water cannons dump water on one of Japan's dangerously overheated nuclear reactors. Emergency workers couldn't be sure any of it was easing the peril at the tsunami-ravaged facility.
People pull a Cathay Pacific Boeing 747-400 weighing 210 tons during an attempt to break the world record at Hong Kong's Airport. The Civil Aviation Department and the aviation industry will jointly organize an aircraft pull event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of aviation development in Hong Kong.
On March 22, pet shop owner Ryo Taira (l.) and his colleague Takeshi Hana prepare to release into the sea a baby porpoise that was found stranded in a paddy field after being washed away by the March 11 tsunami in Sendai, Japan. The little dolphin now is back in the ocean.
These false-color images taken by NASA’s Terra satellite show the city of Ishinomaki, northern Japan on August 8, 2008 (top) and March 14, 2011. Ishinomaki is one of several coastal cities brutalized by the swirling wall of waves from the tsunami caused by the earthquake that devastated northern Japan on March 11. Water is dark blue in this false-color image. Plant-covered land is red, exposed earth is tan, and the city is silver.
Flames rise from houses and debris half submerged by a tsunami in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, on March 11.