The great earthquake and tsunami which struck the east coast of Honshu Japan was nearly 60 miles from the town of Akita, Japan where the Vatican approved Marian apparition took place. During this apparition the Blessed Virgin Mary delivered the following message:
Then we learned that major solar flares have been erupting this month with such intensity that they are prompting close monitoring by NASA. The following X-class solar flare is just one of many massive solar flares in its class that erupted in recent weeks. This one erupted on March 19, 2011:
We can perceive the devastating earthquake and tsunami near the Marian apparition of Akita, Japan as yet another signal from God for the entire human race to turn to God. A FOX News report cited:
"Earlier this month, the sun unleashed its second X-class solar flare of the year that was aimed at Earth. X-class solar flares are the strongest types of solar flares."