Japan hit by deadly earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale

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Japan struck by the deadliest natural disaster since March, 2011 when a massive tsunami struck the Island triggering the Fukishima disaster. 

Yesterday Japan witnessed the most deadliest earthquake since that of Fukishima a number of years ago. At least nine people have been reported killed, with some 400 taken to local hospitals. After shocks hit nearly 40 minutes after the main quake. The US geological Survey also reported a seprate trmor which measured 5.9 striking a few hours later.

The earthquake struck east of Kumamoto, reports have put the number of those injured at over 850. Of course numbers will more than likely rise in the coming days due to the damage caused to residential buildings.

Most of those who were killed died from collapsing buildings and surrounding structures. The earthquake struck at 9:26 p.m. local time, 7 miles from the city of Kumamoto. The quake had a depth of 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).

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