Video: Tokyo Skyscrapers Swaying During the Earthquake

Posted on March 11, 2011

Here is some amazing footage of the earthquake hitting Tokyo today. This footage shows skyscrapers swaying back and forth. It's pretty alarming to watch. But none of the skyscrapers came down, due to the billions of dollars spent by Japan on engineering technology to create buildings that can withstand earthquakes.

Japan is credited as having the most earthquake proof buildings in the world. The engineers' work saved many, many lives today in Tokyo. Take a look:

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