Skip navigation

Japan Tsunami Debris Confirmed in California

A small skiff recently washed ashore near Crescent City, Calif. But this was no ordinary ship — it floated there all the way from Japan, dislodged from its native land more than 25 months ago by a monster tsunami, government scientists have confirmed. Full story

Live Fish Found In Likely Tsunami Debris

The strangest stowaways yet have arrived on U.S. shores via debris possibly from the 2011 Japan tsunami: Live fish. Full story

Possible Japanese Shrine Fragment Washes Up in Oregon

A curved piece of wood, painted red, removed from a beach in Oregon may be a piece of a shrine set to sea by the 2011 Japanese tsunami. Full story

Tsunami debris keeps coming in Washington State

   From a fishing boat to the recent discovery of a shrine, debris from the 2011 Japan tsunami is still showing up on US shores. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

Removal of Tsunami Dock Begins in Washington

A dock set adrift by the 2011 tsunami in Japan is now being dismantled and removed from the Washington state beach where it beached. Full story

2 Years On, Japan Tsunami Debris Still Washing Ashore

Two years after a deadly tsunami swept ashore in Japan, killing more than 15,000 people, solemn reminders of the disaster are still washing ashore in Hawaii and along the Pacific coast of North America. Full story

Sponsored Links


Fridge, other tsunami debris wash ashore in Hawaii

First Japan tsunami debris hits Hawaii

Boat Lost in Japan Tsunami Washes Up in Canada


  Tsunami debris washes up in Oregon

A 30-foot boat was found bottom-up in the sand on a Central Oregon beach. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

advertisement | ad info

Related Photos

tsunami debris
tsunami debris

Some objects collected along the coast of Washington state over the past couple of weeks are displayed before Gov. Chris Gregoire gave remarks about tsunami debris on Monday, June 18, 2012, in Ocean Shores, Wash. Gregoire says federal money is needed to help deal with additional debris that is expec

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire looks at tsunami debris
Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire looks at tsunami debris

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire, right, listens as Lynn Albin of the Department of Health describes the Geiger counter readings she's getting from a piece of styrofoam found on the beach in Ocean Shores, Wash., Monday, June 18, 2012. Officials say that there has been no radiation detected from items

Tsunami debris
Tsunami debris

In this photo provided by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, Mitch Vance, left, and Steve Rumrill, with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, inspect the bottom of a section of the Japanese dock that washed up on Agate Beach in Newport, Ore. on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. It took two trie