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Hello, Divya, The Moon'sHello, Divya, The Moon's position may cause higher than usual tides but there is not a scientific connection between the Moon's position and extreme weather or Japan's earthquake. To quote NASA astronomer, "At the time of the earthquake in Japan, the moon was actually closer to its furthest point in orbit from Earth than it was to its March 19 closest point, so the gravitational effect of the moon was, in fact, less than average at that time. It was basically a normal day on Earth as far as the lunar gravity and tidal forces were concerned."

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