In this morning, 7:58 am, the severe earthquake occurred in OSAKA prefecture.
The epicenter was northern area of OSAKA prefecture – around TAKATSUKI city.
The quake registered an intensity of 6 on the Japanese scale in TAKATSUKI city -the maximum number is 7.
All trains and metros stopped and the infrastructure was cut – those situations continued whole day.
Three victims were killed.
Many people could not go home today. Most of shops were closed. The trains will operate tomorrow, but more time is necessary for the recovery.