In this article written by CNN staff on October 15th 2013, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the country of Japan. It was approximately 200 miles away from Japan, located in the Pacific Ocean. About three billion dollars of damages have been evaluated. This is not the first time that Japan has had huge natural disasters hit them, making many casualties as well. In 2011, an earthquake with the magnitude of 9.0 hit the Fukushima prefectures, with about 15,000 deaths. This has had a huge impact on the country’s economy since they always have to rebuild.