13,000 fled to 768 evacuation centers in Hokkaido after powerful quake

National Sep 25, 2018

13,000 fled to 768 evacuation centers in Hokkaido after powerful quake

About 13,000 people sought shelter at a total of 768 evacuation centers set up in Hokkaido following the powerful earthquake that hit the island on Sept. 6, according to the Hokkaido Prefectural Government. With the magnitude 6.7 quake triggering a prefecture-wide blackout and paralyzing traffic, ...