Kumamoto Earthquake

Photos from April 16, 2016

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The damaged Uto City Hall, seen at 5:46 a.m.

An aerial view in Minami-Aso at 6:31 a.m. shows an apartment building where the first floor was crushed.

Residents line up to receive hot meals in Yufu, Oita Prefecture, at 7 a.m.

Self-Defense Forces personnel and firefighters rescue a female student from the first floor of a damaged apartment building in Minami-Aso at 8:58 a.m.

A collapsed section of the Aso Ohashi bridge in Minami-Aso at 6:27 a.m.

An aerial view at 6:20 a.m of the area where the Aso Ohashi bridge collapsed in Minami-Aso.

Parts of a collapsed ceiling are scattered on the floor of the Kumamoto Airport terminal building in Mashiki at 7:30 a.m.

A shattered road is seen at 8:44 a.m after strong jolts in Minami-Aso.

Inpatients take refuge outside the Kumamoto Shinto General Hospital in Kumamoto’s Chuo Ward at 3:05 a.m. after a strong aftershock.

The collapsed two-story entrance gate to Aso Shrine in Aso at 9:20 a.m.

Passersby look at a collapsed part of a shopping arcade in Kumamoto’s Higashi Ward at 0:41 p.m.

Children receive hot meals in Mashiki at 11:10 a.m.

An aerial view shows damaged roof tiles at Kumamoto Castle in Kumamoto at 7:39 a.m.


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