Japanese say 200 to 300 bodies have been found in a northeastern coastal area where a massive earthquake spawned a tsunami.
The magnitude 8.9 offshore quake unleashed a 23-foot (7-meter) tsunami and was followed by more than 50 aftershocks for hours, many of them of more than magnitude 6.0. Earlier, police confirmed at least 60 people had been killed and 56 were missing. The death toll is likely to continue climbing given the scale of Friday's disaster. The United States is bracing for the Tidal waves and Tsunami to hit Hawaii and the West Coast.