Earthquakes Rock Japan
Today a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the island of Kyushu in southwestern Japan. This follows the 6.2-magnitude earthquake that hit yesterday. Not only have these violent earthquakes left 9 people dead and 1,000 more injured - they caused the evacuation of a hospital that was close to collapsing. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cancelled his plans to travel to the quake-hit area following the second earthquake today. Kyushu has been experiencing aftershocks today, and people are seeking shelter in schools and community centers. Read more here.