Japan Rocked by 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake, Multiple Dead

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck Japan in the new year, killing at least four people and causing extensive property damage.

“According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred at 4:10 p.m. local time at a depth of 10 kilometers on the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture.” CNN.

“The building collapsed due to the earthquake and the case broke.” [sic] Fires broke out, tsunami warnings were issued as far as eastern Russia, and evacuation orders were issued for residents from the affected coastal areas of Japan, he added.

At least 31 small aftershocks continued throughout the day and could continue for days and months.There was one particularly tragic story. 1,400 passengers stranded Inside a high-speed Shinkansen train about 10 hours after the main shock.

An estimated 8,500 military personnel are being deployed to assist in relief efforts. President Joe Biden has already said the United States “stands ready to provide the Japanese people with whatever assistance they need.”

Photos and videos of the aftermath went viral on social media.

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