According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the incident that occurred in Chiba province on October 7 at 22:41 local time. 5.9 magnitude earthquakeoccurred at a depth of 80 kilometers underground.
JMA, similar size aftershocks can last for the next week, He warned to be cautious against rockfalls and landslides.
Kyodo agency stated that the number of injured due to the earthquake increased to 43 in Tokyo and surrounding provinces; The Fire and Disaster Management Agency reported that the condition of one injured person in Saitama and Chiba was serious.
The Ministry of Land Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism announced that approximately 75,000 elevators were not working throughout Tokyo, 28 elevators were stuck, and all the trapped people were rescued.
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