Japan marks 10th anniversary of Fukushima nuclear disaster

Japan on Thursday marked another grim anniversary: 10 years since a magnitude 9.0 earthquake off the nation’s coast triggered a 130-foot-high tsunami that crashed ashore at more than 500 miles per hour. It killed thousands and triggered a nuclear disaster at a plant in Fukushima. Nick Schifrin looks at that nuclear explosion in detail, and Grace Lee reports from Tokyo on the quake’s aftermath.

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