By and  on March 11, 2011

TOKYO — Aftershocks from the 8.4-level earthquake that hit northeastern Japan continued into the evening here as hordes of people made their way home by foot with train service still suspended. Tokyo, and Japan as a whole, is highly dependent on public transportation and people often live very long distances from where they work. The scene at Shibuya station, one of Tokyo's biggest,was chaotic. Seemingly endless lines formed at bus stops and taxi stands, as well as pay phones, since cell phone service has been disrupted.


 

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