At 23:07 on February 13, a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, with a focal depth of 55 kilometers.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, this earthquake is considered to be the aftershock of the March 11th earthquake in 2011.
The magnitude is high and the focal point is deep, causing large-scale and wide-ranging strong shaking.
Xinhua News Agency reporter drove to Fukushima early on the 14th to find out the most earthquake-feeling area.
Strong earthquakes of 6 magnitudes were observed in Fukushima Prefecture and Miyagi Prefecture.
This is the second time that a strong earthquake of six magnitude has been observed in Miyagi Prefecture since the 7.2 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of the county on April 7, 2011.
Fukushima Prefecture has observed another strong earthquake of six magnitudes since the March 11 earthquake in 2011.
Driving for nearly three hours, near Fukushima Prefecture, there are much fewer cars on the expressway, and there are constantly signs showing that some roads are prohibited.
Shortly after the earthquake, photos and videos posted on social media showed that supermarket liquor districts in Fukushima Prefecture and other places were in a mess, room items were scattered all over the ground, and refrigerator doors were shaken open…
Several Japanese people said they recalled the horror and unease of the March 11 earthquake 10 years ago.
Xiangma City is one of the areas with a strong earthquake of 6.
However, except for the closure of some shops and stations on the street, there are not many obvious injuries left by the strong earthquake in the city, and the whole city is still operating in an orderly manner.
According to the picture, the reporter found that the facade of a house was scattered on the ground, the wooden frame was clearly visible, and the traffic department set up roadblocks around it.
A local restaurant operator still has lingering fears as he tells the earthquake experience.” The building suddenly shook, the things in the room fell off the shelf, and the electricity was intermittent, which was especially terrible.
Because I was worried about aftershocks, I spent a night in the car. She said that the rented house was relatively old, the outer wall was cracked, and some windows and stairs were damaged.
On the way to Kusaki, Ida District, Fukushima Prefecture, the navigation software popped up the prompt “The road was broken due to the earthquake ahead”.
After getting out of the car, the reporter found that the foundation of a house on the roadside was loose and in danger of collapse at any time.
Local staff blocked the nearby road to avoid people approaching.
At about 16:33 local time, the reporter felt a swaying after returning to the car after interview, and his mobile phone prompted a magnitude 5.2 aftershock.
According to statistics, as of the reporter’s press release, at least 30 aftershocks had occurred after the strong earthquake.