Earthquake Triggers Waves of 3.3 ft

2024 • 7min • News • International


Published On: January 02, 2024 - A powerful earthquake that hit central Japan on New Year's Day killed at least six people, as police and local authorities early on Tuesday reported bodies being pulled from the rubble of collapsed buildings.The quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 struck in the middle of the afternoon on Monday, destroying buildings, knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes and prompting residents in some coastal areas to flee to higher ground.