Japan quake measured at 6.7 causes landslides

Japan quake measured at 6.7 causes landslides

[caption id="attachment_210718" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Photo credit to: http://www.asiaone.com[/caption]   32 people are confirmed missing in Sapporo after a 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's northernmost main Hokkaido island in the early hours of Thursday. This surprise attack caused landslides that buried houses.   The earthquake, which struck at 3:08 in the morning, cut electricity to 3 million homes and the nuclear power plant as in danger of leaking as what happened in Fukushima before it. The prefecture grounded all flights and halted all train services.   The vast majority of houses were buried after the tremor left and mountain slopes collapsed. The 32 missing are all local... RegisterLogin

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