Cracked Pavement & Wrecked Buildings: The Aftermath of Earthquake in Japan

Sushi maker Akio Hanzawa walks in front of his damaged restaurant in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. 1/17Sushi maker Akio Hanzawa walks in front of his damaged restaurant in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. © AFP 2022 / NEXCO East Nippon Expressway Company Limited This handout picture taken on March 17, 2022 and released by NEXCO East Nippon Expressway Company shows cracks on a damaged road between Shinchi IC and Yamamoto IC on the Joban Expressway (up line) in Shinchi, Fukushima prefecture.2/17This handout picture taken on March 17, 2022 and released by NEXCO East Nippon Expressway Company shows cracks on a damaged road between Shinchi IC and Yamamoto IC on the Joban Expressway (up line) in Shinchi, Fukushima prefecture.© AFP 2022 / Charly TriballeauAn employee removes merchandise from the shelves under a damaged ceiling at a supermarket in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture on March 17, 2022 after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. 3/17An employee removes merchandise from the shelves under a damaged ceiling at a supermarket in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture on March 17, 2022 after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. © AFP 2022 / Charly TriballeauA worker conducts electrical work following a power outage in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. 4/17A worker conducts electrical work following a power outage in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. © AFP 2022 / Handout / NEXCO East Nippon Expressway CompanyThis handout picture taken on March 17, 2022 and released by NEXCO East Nippon Expressway Company shows cracks on a damaged road between Shinchi IC and Yamamoto IC on the Joban Expressway (up line) in Shinchi, Fukushima prefecture.5/17This handout picture taken on March 17, 2022 and released by NEXCO East Nippon Expressway Company shows cracks on a damaged road between Shinchi IC and Yamamoto IC on the Joban Expressway (up line) in Shinchi, Fukushima prefecture.© REUTERS / Kyod Furniture and electrical appliance are scattered caused by an earthquake at an apartment in Fukushima, Japan March 16, 2022, in this photo taken by Kyodo. 6/17Furniture and electrical appliance are scattered caused by an earthquake at an apartment in Fukushima, Japan March 16, 2022, in this photo taken by Kyodo. © AFP 2022 / Charly Triballeau A man stands in front of a shattered glass door to a Japanese sweets shop in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. 7/17A man stands in front of a shattered glass door to a Japanese sweets shop in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. © REUTERS / Kyodo Cracks on a road following a strong earthquake are pictured in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on March 17, 2022. 8/17Cracks on a road following a strong earthquake are pictured in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on March 17, 2022. © AFP 2022 / Charly TriballeauEarthquake-affected residents shelter in an omnisport venue in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude quake jolted east Japan the night before. 9/17Earthquake-affected residents shelter in an omnisport venue in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude quake jolted east Japan the night before. © AFP 2022 / Charly TriballeauThis picture shows a supermarket littered with merchandise in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture on March 17, 2022 after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. 10/17This picture shows a supermarket littered with merchandise in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture on March 17, 2022 after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. © REUTERS / KyodoA derailed Shinkansen bullet train following a strong earthquake is pictured in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on March 17, 2022. 11/17A derailed Shinkansen bullet train following a strong earthquake is pictured in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on March 17, 2022. © AFP 2022 / NEXCO East Nippon Expressway Company Limited This handout picture taken and released on March 17, 2022 by NEXCO East Nippon Expressway Company shows cracks on a damaged road between Kunimi IC and Shiroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway (down line) in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted eastern Japan the night before. 12/17This handout picture taken and released on March 17, 2022 by NEXCO East Nippon Expressway Company shows cracks on a damaged road between Kunimi IC and Shiroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway (down line) in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted eastern Japan the night before. © REUTERS / KYODOA damaged building following a strong earthquake is pictured in Soma, Fukushima prefecture, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on March 17, 2022. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN13/17A damaged building following a strong earthquake is pictured in Soma, Fukushima prefecture, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on March 17, 2022. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN JAPAN© AFP 2022 / JIJI PRESSEmployees of the East Japan Railway Company inspect the damage on the Tohoku shinkansen bullet train’s pier in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture on March 17, 2022 a day after a 7.3-magnitude quake jolted east Japan. (Photo by JIJI PRESS / AFP) / Japan OUT14/17Employees of the East Japan Railway Company inspect the damage on the Tohoku shinkansen bullet train’s pier in Shiroishi, Miyagi prefecture on March 17, 2022 a day after a 7.3-magnitude quake jolted east Japan. (Photo by JIJI PRESS / AFP) / Japan OUT© AFP 2022 / CHARLY TRIBALLEAUA collapsed barn is seen in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP)15/17A collapsed barn is seen in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted east Japan the night before. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP)© AFP 2022 / PHILIP FONGPeople shop in a store in a residential area during a power outage in Koto district in Tokyo on March 16, 2022, after a powerful 7.3-magnitude quake jolted east Japan. – A powerful 7.3-magnitude quake jolted eastern Japan on the night of March 16,, 2022, rattling the capital Tokyo and prompting a tsunami advisory for parts of the northeast coast, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. (Photo by Philip FONG / AFP)People shop in a store in a residential area during a power outage in Koto district in Tokyo on March 16, 2022, after a powerful 7.3-magnitude quake jolted east Japan. - A powerful 7.3-magnitude quake jolted eastern Japan on the night of March 16,, 2022 - Sputnik International16/17People shop in a store in a residential area during a power outage in Koto district in Tokyo on March 16, 2022, after a powerful 7.3-magnitude quake jolted east Japan. – A powerful 7.3-magnitude quake jolted eastern Japan on the night of March 16,, 2022, rattling the capital Tokyo and prompting a tsunami advisory for parts of the northeast coast, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. (Photo by Philip FONG / AFP)© REUTERS / ISSEI KATOHouses and buildings are seen in an electric stoppage at the area after an earthquake at Toshima ward in Tokyo, Japan March 17, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY17/17Houses and buildings are seen in an electric stoppage at the area after an earthquake at Toshima ward in Tokyo, Japan March 17, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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