Several earthquakes have occurred recently in Tokyo. There has been 1 earthquake in the past 24 hours, 6 in the past 7 days, 20 in the past 30 days, and 82 in the past 365 days1. The largest of these earthquakes were as follows:
- Today: A magnitude 4.4 earthquake in Hasaki, Chiba1.
- This week: A magnitude 6.1 earthquake in Asahi, Chiba1.
- This month: A magnitude 6.2 earthquake in Nanao, Ishikawa1.
- This year: A magnitude 6.2 earthquake in Nanao, Ishikawa1.
Here are some important points to keep in mind when an earthquake occurs:
Move to a safe place
As soon as an earthquake starts, move to a place where you can protect yourself from falling objects, such as a door frame or under a sturdy table or desk.
If possible, stay away from windows, glass, wall-mounted furniture, and large furniture.
Wait until the earthquake subsides
Stay in a safe place until the earthquake completely subsides.
Even after the shaking has stopped, be aware that there may be aftershocks.
Check your surroundings
Once the earthquake has subsided, check your surroundings for safety.
Check for fallen objects or fallen furniture, damage to buildings, and leave the area if necessary.
Use radio, television, the internet, etc., to get detailed information about the earthquake, whether there is a tsunami warning, and any other necessary information.
Protect yourself from dangers caused by the earthquake
It is important to be prepared and take measures to protect yourself from potential dangers caused by the earthquake, such as fires, tsunamis, and landslides.
Please keep these points in mind and act safely.