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Japan's Earthquake: Natural or Engineered?

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Japan's Earthquake: Natural or Engineered? - by Stephen Lendman

An earlier article considered whether Haiti's January 2010 quake was engineered. Despite no corroborating proof, technologies exist to do it. More information below.

On March 11 at 14.46 JST, the earth shook around 81 miles east of Japan's Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku near Sendai, its hypocenter about a 20 mile depth. Measured at 9.0, it triggered a 33-foot high tsunami in minutes, compounding the destructive damage over a wide area. 

Of greatest concern is damage to four or more nuclear reactors at Tokyo Electric's (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi plant. So far (besides many thousands injured and homeless), those dead or missing number almost 30,000, a total to rise exponentially if the worst Fukushima's fears materialize. 

According to some experts, it's no longer speculation. It's reality, though government and media reports deny it, concealing the disaster's magnitude, affecting the entire Pacific rim and Northern Hemisphere.

Nonetheless, on March 29, New York Times writers Ken Belson and Hiroko Tabuchi headlined, "Confidence Slips Away as Japan Battles Nuclear Peril," saying:

Plutonium traces in soil and increasing hazards for plant workers "forced government officials to confront the reality that the emergency measures they have taken to" contain the disaster haven't worked. In fact, conditions are worse, not better, suggesting perhaps nothing can contain this monster, threatening to make northern Japan (the size of Pennsylvania) an uninhabitable dead zone, though it's still too early to tell.

On March 29, London Guardian writer Ian Sample headlined, "Japan may have lost race to save nuclear reactor," saying:

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