A ship carrying 100 passengers swept away by tsunami waves hit Japan. Tsunami struck the northeastern part of Japan after the devastating 8.9 Richter scale earthquake (magnitude) shook the developed countries . Reuters on Friday (03/11/2011), the ship was swept water until her fate is unknown. There has been no confirmation from local officials regarding this. Several aftershocks after an earthquake measuring 8.9 magnitude. As a result of this earthquake, a collapsed hotel in the city of Sendai. Several people are feared buried under rubble.