A strong and shallow earthquake struck central Japan, killing at least one person and injuring more than 20 others, and disrupting vacation plans.
The 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Ishikawa Prefecture on the west coast of Japan’s main island, Honshu, the US Geological Survey said. The Japan Meteorological Agency measured the earthquake at a magnitude of 6.5 and occurred at a depth of 12 km. Since then, more than 50 powerful earthquakes have been including one with a magnitude of 5.8 on Friday night.
Most of the injuries and damage in the city of Suzu in the northern part of the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture. In the district, one person died after falling from the stairs and 22 people were injureing, two of them seriously. Others are slightly injuring the quake.
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What causes earthquakes?
TOKYO (AP) – A strong and shallow earthquake struck central Japan. Killing at least one person and injuring more than 20, but there were no reports of a tsunami. According to the US Geological Survey, a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit Ishikawa. Prefecture on the west coast of Japan’s main island, Honshu. A man has died after falling down a ladder in the city of Suzu, according to the fire department. According to a government spokesman, there was no damage to the two nuclear power plants in the area. Japan is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world. A large earthquake in the northeast of the country in 2011 caused a tsunami. And the explosion of a nuclear power plant.
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit Ishikawa Prefecture on Honshu’s west coast, the US Geological Survey said. The Japan Meteorological Agency gave the earthquake a rating of 6.5. And the epicenter was at a depth of 12 kilometers. Since then, more than 50 major earthquakes are records, including a magnitude 5.8 quake on Friday evening.
East Japan Railway Co. said high-speed trains connecting Tokyo and Kanazawa in Ishikawa. The prefecture was temporarily for a safety inspection but returned to normal with some delays. According to East Japan Railway Co. said high-speed trains connecting Tokyo and Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture were temporary. Suspended for a safety inspection, but returned to normal with some delays. According to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, there are no violations in nuclear power plants in the region. Japan is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in the world. The powerful earthquake of 2011 in the northeast of the country was a huge tsunami. And there was a huge damage in the nuclear power plant.
Since then, there have been more than 50 aftershocks strong enough to be felt, including a magnitude of 5.8 on Friday night. The city of Suzu, located on the northern tip of the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture, affects are damaging the house. One person in the district died as a result of falling. The stairs and 22 more were injured, two of them seriously. The others suffered minor injuries.
About 100 residents sought shelter in evacuation centers Friday evening, according to the district’s disaster management department. Firefighters said one person injuring in Toyama Prefecture. Several houses are damaging house. On Saturday morning, some residents put up blue plastic tarps over damaged. Parts of their houses of the rain that was forecast to start that evening.
What should you do during an earthquake?
During an earthquake, you should stay calm and take cover under a sturdy table or desk. If there isn’t anything nearby to take cover under, move to an interior wall and protect your head and neck with your arms. Avoid doorways, windows, and other areas where glass or debris could fall on you. There are several things you can do to prepare for an earthquake, such as creating an emergency kit with food, water, and other supplies, securing heavy objects in your home, and making a plan with your family for how to communicate and reunite after an earthquake. It’s also a good idea to practice earthquake drills so you know what to do if an earthquake occurs.
Death and injury Rate
In the district, one person died after falling from a ladder and 22 others were injured, two of them seriously. The others were slightly injured. About 100 residents sought shelter in evacuation centers Friday night, according to the provincial government office. According to information from the fire department, one injury was reported in the neighboring prefecture of Toyama. Several houses were damaged. On Saturday morning, some residents put up blue plastic tarps over damaged parts of their houses ahead of the rain that was forecast to start that evening.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, who returned from various countries to Africa and Singapore in the evening, expressed his condolences to the victims of the earthquake and urged the people to “exercise extreme caution” against the resulting strong rear and mud ahead. East Japan Railway Co. said the bullet train connecting Tokyo and Kanazawa in Ishikawa Prefecture was temporarily stopped for a safety check but resumed normal operation with some delays.