so big earthquake in JP

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at
Fri Mar 11 18:33:00 CST 2011

On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 6:53 PM, Junichi Shimagami <simagami at> wrote:
> Hello all,
> The situation is still quite bad in north eastern area of Honshu
> island where Sendai resides.
> In Tokyo, we still have frequent aftershocks, but it's getting back to
> normal gradually.
> As of connectivity from Japan to overseas, IIJ is seeing several
> international circuits going down.
> Several cables, not only trans pacific but also intra Asian, seems to
> be affected by the earthquake offshore of Japan.
> You may encounter some congestion not only to Japan but also to Asia.
> Thanks for you support.
> Sincerely,
> Junichi Shimagami
> Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
> from Tokyo
> 2011/3/11 Dorian Kim <dorian at>:
>> On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 07:29:29AM -0700, Garret Picchioni wrote:
>>> Does anyone have any stats on route updates that might suggest the
>>> possibility of fiber on the ocean floor being damaged?
>> There are some submarine cable outages but I don't believe exact
>> locations of damage has been isolated. I suspect that this may take
>> some time.
>> -dorian

I don't have anything specific, but PCCW is reporting issues with
trans Pacific routes.

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