Claim: Photograph shows a mosque in Japan which remained standing after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
REAL PHOTOGRAPH; INACCURATE DESCRIPTION
Example: [Collected via e-mail, March 2011]
Mosque survives Japan disaster?
WOW… ALLAHU AKBAR…Masjid survives Japan Earthquake/Sunami !!!
THIS INCREDIBLE PICTURE WILL NEVER BE PUBLISHED IN THE ‘WESTERN MEDIA’…(it will be overlooked)…..only Muslims will understand & appreciate ‘the power of ‘Allah'(SWT)…
Origins: We find fascination in buildings and objects that survive natural disasters while nearly everything around them has been destroyed, especially when those buildings and objects have particular religious significance (e.g., temples, Bibles,
The photograph displayed above is of that nature, seemingly showing a mosque as one of the few buildings standing untouched after the devastating
Last updated: 29 March 2011
BBC News. “Powell Shock at Aceh Destruction.” 5 January 2005.