Maps of the Ministry

The distance from Tokyo to Sendai is about 300 km, or about 186 miles.

This map shows the distance from Fukushima to Sendai.  Sendai is well out of the danger zone from the Fukushima nuclear power plant, which is next to the coast east of Fukushima city.

A closeup map of the Sendai area.  The majority of the tsunami damage is east of the green line freeway running down the center of the map.

This map shows the distance from Sendai to Ishinomaki (top right corner of the map), which is about 55 km or 34 miles.

A closeup of the Ishinomaki area, most of which has suffered tsunami damage, with the worst being along the coast and river routes.