Elderly man, 9-year-old girl killed as strong quake hits Japan
18 June, 2018, 15:30 | Author: Charlene Valdez
"It was not as bad as the Kobe quake", said Jun Kawanami, a 30-year-old lawyer in Osaka.
The jolts shattered windows, knocked over walls, and resulted in several residential building fires.
The quake, which had a 6.1 magnitude, hit at 7:58 a.m. It said it would resume operations at the Osaka plant on Monday evening.
Most trains in the Osaka area were still not running by late afternoon, police said.
Strong earthquake strikes Japanese city
The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said 214 people have been treated at hospitals in five prefectures.
Transport was disrupted and trains stopped amid power outages during the morning commute as the natural disaster struck at 8.a.m. local time (23.00 Sunday, UTC) at a depth of about 13 kilometers (8.1 miles).
Toshiyuki Matsumori, of the country's meteorological agency, said: "There are fears that the risk of house collapses and landslides has increased in the areas shaken strongly".
A nine-year-old girl was killed after becoming trapped by a damaged wall in a swimming pool facility at her school in Takatsuki city, north of Osaka city.
Two men in their 80s, one from Osaka's Higashiyodogawa Ward, and another from the city of Ibaraki also perished.
Kansai Electric said on its website that around 170,000 homes in the Osaka region were without power. Vehicle makers Honda, Mitsubishi, Toyota and Daihatsu all stopped production at plants in the region.
Daihatsu Motor Co, an Osaka-based unit of Toyota Motor Corp, said it had suspended production at its factories in Osaka and Kyoto while they check for damage.
Shaking was felt well beyond the epicenter in Osaka, one of the largest metropolises. In 1995, a magnitude 6.9 quake killed more than 6000 people when it struck in neighbouring Kobe.
Japan sits on the so-called Ring of Fire, one of the most active seismic zones in the world, and experiences earthquakes frequently, which is why most infrastructure is specially created to withstand earthquakes.
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