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Flames rise from houses on fire after powerful earthquakes hit Yamada, Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan, Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Osamu Kanazawa, The Yomiuri Shimbun)

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Sendai Airport is surrounded by waters in Miyagi prefecture (state), Japan, after a ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan's eastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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Stranded commuters wrap themselves in blankets bracing for chilly evening at a park in Yokohama, near Tokyo, following a strong earthquake hit eastern Japan on Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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An earthquake-triggered tsunami washes away a warehouse and vehicles in Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture (state), Japan, Friday March 11, 2011. The ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan's eastern coasts. (AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Keiichi Nakane)

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Evacuees wait in an evacuation area following an earthquake in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, March 11, 2011. Japan was struck by its strongest earthquake on record, an 8.9-magnitude temblor that shook buildings across Tokyo and unleashed a seven-meter-high tsunami that killed hundreds as it engulfed towns on the northern coast. Photographer: Haruyoshi Yamaguchi/Bloomberg

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Shores are submerged in Natori city, Miyagi prefecture (state), Japan, after a ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded, slammed Japan's eastern coasts Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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Houses swallowed by tsunami waves burn in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture (state) after Japan was struck by a strong earthquake off its northeastern coast on Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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Flames rise from houses and debris half submerged in tsunami in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture (state) after Japan was struck by a strong earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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In this video image taken from Japan's NHK TV, an oil refinery burns in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture Japan, Friday March 11, 2011, following a massive quake. A magnitude 8.9 earthquake slammed Japan's northeastern coast Friday, unleashing a 13-foot (4-meter) tsunami that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris miles inland. Fires triggered by the quake burned out of control up and down the coast. (AP PHOTO/NHK TV)

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In this image made off Japan's NHK TV video footage, vehicles are washed away by a tsunami in the coastal area of eastern Japan after the country was struck Friday by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake off its northeastern coast. (Associated Press/NHK TV)

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Ryo Ishikawa, foreground, of Japan, hits from the fifth fairway as Jhonattan Vargas, background, of Venezuela, looks on during the first round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament on Thursday, March 10, 2011, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)

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A Japan Railways employee helps a stranded bullet-train passenger after high-speed train service was suspended in Sendai, Japan, north of Tokyo, following a magnitude-7.2 earthquake in the country's north on Wednesday, March 9, 2011. There were no immediate reports of significant damage or injuries. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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In this March 6, 2011 photo, Yoshiki, a member of Japanese heavy metal band X Japan, poses during the Asia Girls Explosion fashion event in Tokyo. Everywhere he goes, he is trailed by screaming fans. But that's just being big in Japan. And Yoshiki, 45, has his eyes on bigger horizons, fame in the global music industry. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara speaks during a press conference to announce his resignation from the post at Foreign Ministry in Tokyo on Sunday, March 6, 2011. Mr. Maehara said he was stepping down over accepting a political donation from a foreigner, which is illegal in Japan. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)

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Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, rear, watches as infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka, of Japan, works on the infield during the first full squad spring training baseball workout at the Hammond Stadium complex in Fort Myers, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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Japan's highest peak, Mount Fuji, looms over high-rise buildings of Tokyo's Shinjuku district on Jan. 16, 2009. Japan confirmed Monday Feb. 14, 2011, that China's economy surpassed its own as the world's second largest in 2010 and said a late-year downturn was Japan's first quarterly contraction in more than a year. (AP Photo/Kyodo News, File)

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In this photo provided by World Press Photo, the 2nd Prize Nature Stories of the 2011 World Press Photo Contest by Stefano Unterthiner, Italy, for National Geographic magazine shows Whooper Swans at dawn, Hokkaido, Japan, Jan. 2010. (AP Photo/Stefano Unterthiner/National Geographic Magazine)

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Pedestrians hold their ears as firecrackers explode in a Chinatown street in Yokohama, Japan, during the Lunar New Year celebrations Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)

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Books written by Tatsuya Ichihashi who was indicted in the 2007 murder of British woman Lindsay Hawker in Japan are arranged for sales in a bookstore in Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. Ichihashi charged in the 2007 slaying of a British woman said he traveled across the country as a fugitive for 2 1/2 years and repeatedly attempted cosmetic surgery, including on himself, to change his appearance, according to a book released Wednesday that he wrote from jail.(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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**FILE** In this file photo made March 18, 2009, the AIG logo is seen on the side of building in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

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