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Over 100 earthquakes recorded in Japan for 12 hours

Over 100 earthquakes recorded in Japan for 12 hours Photo: Over 100 earthquakes happened in Japan in the last 12 hours (Getty Images)

In Japan, over the past 12 hours, more than 100 earthquakes have been recorded, resulting in casualties, reports Sky News.

It is reported that the Japan Meteorological Agency has counted over 100 earthquakes ranging from magnitude 2.9 to 7.6 on the Richter scale on the island.

The majority of these earthquakes occurred in the Noto city area in Ishikawa, where the strongest earthquake of the day took place this morning.

Other earthquakes were felt in various parts of Japan, indicating that they are not necessarily connected.

As of now, it is known that at least four people have died as a result of the earthquakes. One of the victims is an elderly man who was trapped under a collapsed building.

President Joe Biden of the United States has already stated that his country is ready to assist those affected by the earthquake in Japan.

"As close allies, the United States and Japan share a deep bond of friendship that unites our people. Our thoughts are with the Japanese people during this difficult time," he noted.


Recalling, today, on January 1, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurred in Japan. Meanwhile, videos capturing the moment of the earthquake have been circulated on social media.