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A strong earthquake occurred in the Kumamoto area

Posted on Apr 19, 2016

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On April 14th, 2016 at 9:26 pm (local time), a strong earthquake (magnitude 6.5) occurred in the Kumamoto area of Kyushu. JNTO offers up to date information on earthquakes, airports, trains and highways, provided by each operator on its global website in English, as well as links to each company’s website.
JNTO Tourist Information Center (TIC), is open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm and offers travel information in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese for visitors to Japan(03-3201-3331). Due to the earthquakes in Kumamoto, JNTO.TIC telephone service will also operate throughout the night from 5:00 pm to 9:00 am.

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