The March 11th magnitude 9 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, made parts of Tohoku region that were closer to the epicenter sink by several centimeters resulting in making the areas flood permanently or at the hours when the high tide pushes the sea water inland. . In Ofunato city the destroyed areas around the port were flooded when the tide come as the earth sank by 73cm.

The March 11th magnitude 9 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, made parts of Tohoku region that were closer to the epicenter sink by several centimeters resulting in making the areas flood permanently or at the hours when the high tide pushes the sea water inland. . In Ofunato city the destroyed areas around the port were flooded when the tide come as the earth sank by 73cm.