A Second 7.0 Earthquake Reported in Kumamoto, Japan Friday Night

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 Japan suffered a second earthquake Friday night after previous day’s earthquake which was the biggest to strike Japan since the 1011 Tsunami.  It struck near the capital city of Kumamoto Perfecture on the Island of Kyushu. Although Japan has much experience with earthquakes, a 7.1 on the Richter Scales is massive.  Map courtesy of USGS via Zero Hedge

For more see the link to Zero Hedge.

Update 4-16-16

The aftermath of a landslide and destroyed houses caused by an earthquake are seen in Minamiaso town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 16, 2016. Mandatory credit REUTERS/Kyodo

The aftermath of a landslide and destroyed houses caused by an earthquake are seen in Minamiaso town, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo April 16, 2016. Mandatory credit REUTERS/Kyodo

 

 

Damage and devastation in Japan.  People buried alive.  For more news and pictures, see this link from Zero Hedge.  Photo courtesy Zero Hedge, photo credit Reuters.

Update 4-17-16  7:54 AM PDT

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