• Noto Peninsula Earthquake

Forty-eight People Confirmed Dead in Japan’s Noto Peninsula Earthquake (UPDATE 5)

The Yomiuri Shimbun
An aerial view of Suzu, Ishikawa Prefecture, on Tuesday morning,shows damages to the city following the Noto Peninsula Earthquake on Monday.

A total of 48 people were confirmed dead as of 15:30 p.m. on Tuesday after powerful earthquakes struck the Noto Peninsula and other areas of Ishikawa Prefecture on Monday, the Ishikawa prefectural government said.

According to the prefectural government, 19 people died in Wajima, 20 in Suzu, five in Nanao, two in Anamizu and one in Hakui and Shika respectively.

The Yomiuri Shimbun
An aerial view of coastal area of Suzu, Ishikawa Prefecture, on Tuesday morning, where many houses are believed to be swept away by tsunami following Noto Peninsula earthquake on Monday
The Yomiuri Shimbun
An aerial view of Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, at around 9:10 a.m. on Tuesday, where many houses were damaged due to fire following the Noto Peninsula earthquake on Monday
The Yomiuri Shimbun
A road sign toppled by the earthquake is seen in Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, early Tuesday morning.