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2016/12/30 


Kumamon (Center), Official Black Bear Mascot for Kumamoto Prefecture, Delivers Message Expressing Gratitude for Support following Quakes during Ceremony to Mark Final Trading Day of 2016 at Tokyo Stock Exchange, with Kaori Icho, Olympic Gold Winner in Wrestling for 4 Games in Row, Standing 2nd Right to Kumamon


     A 6.5-magnitude foreshock on April 14 and the 7.3-magnitude main temblor two days later, both of which registered the highest intensity level of 7 on the Japanese scale in Kumamoto Prefecture, killed tens of people, injured more than 1,000 and severely damaged houses, industries and social infrastructure including roads and railway lines in Kumamoto and other parts of Kyushu.

(Jiji Press)


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