TWITTERSeismologists have warned that stronger aftershocks may occur if the fault line has shifted
18 June, 2018, 10:26
"There are fears that the risk of house collapses and landslides has increased in the areas shaken strongly", said Toshiyuki Matsumori of the country's meteorological agency. More than 170,000 households in Osaka and neighboring Hyogo prefecture lost power temporarily but it was restored within two hours, the utility said.
The quake disrupted some of Japan's usually meticulous train services from Osaka to other major cities including Tokyo and Nagoya.
The magnitude 6.1 natural disaster near the major city of Osaka killed three people, toppled concrete walls and store shelves and temporarily knocked out some power and water supplies.
Meanwhile, Japan's JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corp says it has shut all refining units at its 115,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) Osaka refinery after the quake.
Japanese disaster authorities say at least three people have been found dead and 41 others have been injured by an quake in western Japan.
According to local police and rescuers, two people are trapped in an elevator at a train station in Yamatokoriyama, Nara Prefecture, east of Osaka. At least 200 people have been injured, Kyodo News reported.
The 6.1 magnitude quake did not trigger a tsunami warning and nuclear plants in the area are operating normally. The temblor had an intensity of lower 6 on the Japanese scale of 7. In 1995, a magnitude 6.9 natural disaster killed more than 6,000 people when it struck in neighboring Kobe.
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Senior government officials are gathering for an emergency meeting at the Prime Minister's office, broadcaster NHKreported.
Japan lies in a particularly earthquake-prone region and accounts for around 20% of quakes worldwide of magnitude 6.0 or more.
No irregularities were detected at the Mihama, Takahama and Ohi nuclear plants to the north of Osaka, Kansai Electric Power said.
Government spokesman Suga also cautioned "there is a possibility that strong aftershocks will happen". "I was very scared", said 64-year-old Katsufumi Abe, who was at JR Osaka Station on his way to Kyoto.
"I saw the ceiling and the floor undulating, and I could barely stand".
On Mar 11, 2011, a devastating magnitude 9.0 quake struck under the Pacific Ocean, and the resulting tsunami caused widespread damage and claimed thousands of lives.
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