We are so glad that our post ended up providing so much comfort to so many people. We're glad so many of your loved ones are safe, but so sorry that that's not the case for a lot of people today. Thank you for keeping all of us in Japan in your thoughts.
For those of you seeking more information, I suggest the New York Times map at http://www.nytimes.com/packages/flash/newsgraphics/2011/0311-japan-earthquake-map/index.html.
Wendy who posted asking for information on our previous post - as your friend is from Saga-ken on Kyushu, the family was probably fine as long as they were at home. We will think of them.