Earthquake in Japan

Rescuers continued to search for survivors of a powerful earthquake on Japan’s island of Hokkaido.

The magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck on Thursday. 16 people are confirmed dead, and dozens are still missing with many feared buried under rubble.

Some 1.6 million residents across Hokkaido remain without power.

The village of Atsuma was among the hardest hit, where roads and houses collapsed after huge landslides.

Authorities said it could take at least one week to restore power lines to the sparsely populated countryside.

Officials are warning people to remain cautious and be prepared for aftershocks.

The earthquake is the second disaster to hit Japan within a week.

Jebi, the strongest typhoon to hit the country in 25 years, killed at least 10 people and caused widespread damage and disruption.

Japan is one of the world’s most seismically active nations and accounts for around 20% of quakes worldwide of magnitude 6.0 or more.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

sooooooooo cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

oh no

NINJA
NINJA
1 year ago

oh no

j
j
1 year ago

oh no

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

prays to those people’s family that died

Lucy Carter
Lucy Carter
1 year ago

Very scary

Ben r
Ben r
1 year ago

oh no

Cyclone
Cyclone
1 year ago

that is bad

unknown quest
unknown quest
1 year ago

That’s big!

that is sad
that is sad
1 year ago

thats sad

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

#Pray4Japan

Fiona z
Fiona z
1 year ago

I hope everybody is safe there I’m glad NZ doesn’t have large earthquakes and flood and yeah….

Fiona
Fiona
1 year ago

I’m glad nz doesn’t have earthquakes and floods and staffs like that

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

sooooo sad

Stan ATEEZ for bombpops
Stan ATEEZ for bombpops
1 year ago

I’m not sure why people are saying it’s cool when it’s a tragedy, peoples lives were lost, building down to the ground..

seth
seth
1 year ago

wow i hope nobody died.

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