In pictures: Damage from the 7.3 magnitude quake off northeast Japan

  • STAFF REPORT Feb 14, 2021

A powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck northeast Japan late Saturday night, injuring more than 100 people and causing widespread blackouts, cuts to water supplies and other damage.

Here are scenes from the aftermath. (Click to Source)

Cracks on a pillar of a condominium in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, the day after the major earthquake hit off Tohoku. | KYODO
Cracks on a pillar of a condominium in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, the day after the major earthquake hit off Tohoku. | KYODO
The fallen gate of a house in Koori, Fukushima Prefecture. | KYODO
The fallen gate of a house in Koori, Fukushima Prefecture. | KYODO
The manager of a liquor store cleans up broken bottles in the city of Fukushima following a strong earthquake. | KYODO
The manager of a liquor store cleans up broken bottles in the city of Fukushima following a strong earthquake. | KYODO
Screens alert passengers of the suspension of operations of shinkansen services in the Tohoku region at Tokyo Station on Sunday. | AFP-JIJI
Screens alert passengers of the suspension of operations of shinkansen services in the Tohoku region at Tokyo Station on Sunday. | AFP-JIJI
A staff member picks up books at Iwaki City library in Fukushima Prefecture. | REUTERS
A staff member picks up books at Iwaki City library in Fukushima Prefecture. | REUTERS
The 7.3 magnitude quake triggered a landslide at Ebisu Circuit in Nihonmatsu, Fukushima Prefecture. | KYODO
The 7.3 magnitude quake triggered a landslide at Ebisu Circuit in Nihonmatsu, Fukushima Prefecture. | KYODO
A toppled house gate blocks the road in Koori, Fukushima Prefecture, on Sunday. | KYODO
A toppled house gate blocks the road in Koori, Fukushima Prefecture, on Sunday. | KYODO
Men cover the damaged roof of a house with a blue sheet in Shinchi, Fukushima Prefecture, on Sunday. | KYODO
Men cover the damaged roof of a house with a blue sheet in Shinchi, Fukushima Prefecture, on Sunday. | KYODO
People spent the night at an evacuation center set up at a gymnasium in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, following Saturday's strong quake. | KYODO
People spent the night at an evacuation center set up at a gymnasium in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, following Saturday’s strong quake. | KYODO
People receive water from the Self-Defense Forces in Shinchi, Fukushima Prefecture, on Sunday after the town suffered severe supply cuts following a strong quake the previous day. | KYODO
People receive water from the Self-Defense Forces in Shinchi, Fukushima Prefecture, on Sunday after the town suffered severe supply cuts following a strong quake the previous day. | KYODO

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