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7.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Japan, Killing 48; Search For Survivors Continues

7.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Japan, Killing 48; Search For Survivors Continues



7.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Japan, Killing 48; Search For Survivors Continues

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Japan’s Earthquake Death Toll Climbs to 48; Extensive Rescue Operations Underway

In a recent update from Japan, the death toll from a devastating series of earthquakes has escalated to 48, as confirmed by the Japanese government and reported by NHK, Japan’s public broadcaster. The most severe quake, registering at a magnitude of 7.6, predominantly impacted the Noto Peninsula, resulting in significant loss of life and property damage.

As of Tuesday, rescue efforts have intensified, with approximately 1,000 military personnel deployed to assist in the urgent search and rescue operations. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, in an emergency meeting, emphasized the critical nature of these efforts, describing them as a “race against time.”

The rescue teams are facing considerable challenges, particularly in reaching the northernmost areas of the Noto Peninsula, where many localities remain cut off due to the destruction of roads and infrastructure. In Wajima, located in the peninsula’s north, the Fire Department reported the collapse of at least 30 buildings, with several individuals feared trapped under the debris.

The situation in Suzu is equally dire, with Mayor Masuhiro Izumiya describing the destruction of up to 1,000 homes as “catastrophic.” In the immediate aftermath of the quake, emergency services were inundated with over 900 calls for assistance, and currently, around 120 cases are still pending rescue.

Compounding the crisis, Japan faced a tsunami threat following the earthquakes, leading to a nationwide alert for potential waves up to 5 meters high. Although the tsunami warnings have since been lifted, the country remains on high alert after experiencing approximately 140 tremors in the region within the last 24 hours.

The Japanese government, along with local authorities and international aid agencies, continues to coordinate a comprehensive response to this natural disaster, focusing on rescue efforts and providing relief to those affected. As the situation develops, further updates are expected.

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