Kumamoto Earthquake

Uneasy Night

© The Yomiuri Shimbun

The parking lot of the Mashiki Town Office in Kumamoto Prefecture is seen filled with evacuees at 11:14 p.m. on April 14.

Mashiki residents take refuge in a school yard at 11:51 p.m.

Staff at Kumamoto Chuo Hospital attend injured residents at 11:56 p.m.

A person is carried out of a stranded Shinkansen car on a stretcher in Tamana in the prefecture at 12:26 a.m. on April 15.

People take refuge in a parking lot in Mashiki at 12:34 a.m.

Rescue workers take an injured person to an ambulance in Mashiki at 12:45 a.m.

Police search for missing people at a collapsed house in Mashiki at 4:57 a.m.

Wrapped in blankets, Mashiki residents watch a rescue operation at 5:02 a.m.

Mashiki residents are seen in a parking lot at 6:19 a.m. after spending the night there.


© The Yomiuri Shimbun