Tragedy falls on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido recently when a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck the area.
According to the most recent reports, 401 people were injured, 37 are reported dead, and over 5,000 individuals are living in evacuation centers due to the tremors and landslides caused by the earthquake. shifted land buried multiple homes in less fortunate areas. The natural disaster lasted for an entire minute early Thursday morning.
Nearly 3 million households had lost power due to the event. Reports by the Hokkaido Electric Power Company claim that approximately half of these homes had power again come Friday.
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Photo source: Kyodo News