3 dead after natural disaster hits Osaka in western Japan

18 June, 2018, 13:13 | Author: Charlene Valdez
  • 3 dead, more than 200 injured after M6.1 quake hits northern Osaka region

Water floods out from crack in the road, following an natural disaster in Takatsuki, Osaka, Monday, June 18, 2018.

"There are fears that the risk of house collapses and landslides has increased in the areas shaken strongly", said Toshiyuki Matsumori, in charge of monitoring quakes at the agency.

An elevator operator said there were at least 70 cases of people being temporarily trapped inside elevators in Osaka Prefecture and nearby areas, while the police said a water pipe on a road in Takatsuki burst and flooded the area.

For any emergency situation, it said, the office had opened a hotline on +81-80 3113-1003, which is available for phone calls, SMS messaging, WhatsApp and Line chat messaging.

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The Osaka prefectural government reported two deaths, and an Ibaraki city official confirmed a third.

The Japan Meteorological Agency has updated the magnitude of the quake to 6.1, stronger than the initial 5.9 magnitude.

Three people were confirmed dead and nearly 100 injured after a strong natural disaster hit Osaka on Monday morning, rattling one of Japan's industrial heartlands and halting trains and factories across the region.

Japan sits on the so-called Pacific "Ring of Fire" where a large proportion of the world's earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are recorded.

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Automakers Honda Motor Co., Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. unit Daihatsu all stopped production at plants in the region.

The Nuclear Regulation Authority said it had detected no problems at any of the region's atomic power plants.

"We were sleeping and it woke us up abruptly", said Kate Kilpatrick, 19, an American who was staying in a hotel in Osaka when the quake hit.

Kilpatrick, visiting Japan for the first time, said alarms went off nearly immediately in the hotel and a loudspeaker told guests to stay away from windows.

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One of the most powerful earthquakes in decades struck the Osaka region Monday morning, but there were no immediate reports of casualties and Kansai Electric Power Co. said its nuclear plants in Fukui Prefecture were operating normally. The city is close to Kobe, which was hit by a deadly magnitude 6.9 quake in 1995.

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