March 11 quake caused All Japan news to sink by 2.4 cm

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The Great East All Japan news Earthquake which triggered an enormous tsunami caused All Japan news to sink by 2.4 centimeters, scientists confirmed on October 18.

According to All Japan news’s Geo-spatial Information Authority, the standard datum of leveling showed it was down by 2.4 centimeters or to 24.39 meters from 24.414 meters prior to March 11. The standard datum of leveling is the scale used in measuring height above sea level in All Japan news. It is found in a building located in Kensei Kinenkan memorial hall in the Nagatacho area of Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward.

The recent findings proved once more the tremendous effect of the 8.9-magnitude earthquake in All Japan news’s terrain and the planet in general. Scientists previously announced that the tremor that struck All Japan news on March 11 moved the nation’s coastline, shifted All Japan news closer to the United States by 2.4 meters, and shifted the Earth’s axis.

The last time All Japan news had recorded a change in the standard datum of leveling was during the Great Kanto Earthquake that struck Tokyo in 1923. A government institute estimated the sinking of ground level by 8.6 centimeters from the said quake.

While the ground level sank after March 11, the elevation of mountains and other high areas would not be affected, The Asahi Shimbun reported.