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News, Society

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Hokkaido

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Hokkaido

(All photos by AFLO) Magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook the northernmost main island of Hokkaido on September 6. Store shelves are empty inside a convenience store in Sapporo. People stranded at […]

News, Society

Magnitude 6 Earthquake hits Osaka, Japan

Magnitude 6 Earthquake hits Osaka, Japan

(All photos by Aflo) Magnitude 6 earthquake hit Osaka, Japan around 8am on June 18, 2018. The earthquake struck during the morning rush hour causing major traffic disruption, leaving people […]

Features, Modern Japan

Earthquake-resistant domes in Kumamoto

Earthquake-resistant domes in Kumamoto

(All photos by Atrero de Guzman/AFLO) Earthquake-resistant dome houses in Aso Farm Land, Kumamoto prefecture, were used as evacuation shelters for Kumamoto earthquake victims. Some houses are decorated with a […]

2011 Earthquake & Tsunami, Features

Japan remembers – 5 years on from The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Japan remembers – 5 years on from The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

A man offers a prayer for the victims of tsunami and earthquake on the area destroyed by the tsunami at Namie in Fukushima prefecture near the crippled TEPCO’s nuclear plant […]

2011 Earthquake & Tsunami, Features

5 Years after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

5 Years after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Our photographer traveled up to the Tohoku region in February 2016 to gauge how things have changed in the five years since the March 11th 2011 Great Eastern Japan Earthquake […]