The death toll from the recent earthquake in Japan has tragically risen to 215. This comes a day after initial reports indicated 213 victims, TuraNews.kz reports.
The earthquake, which struck the Noto Peninsula area of Ishikawa Prefecture on the first day of 2024, included a series of large tremors, with the most powerful registering a magnitude of 7.6.
The aftermath of the seismic activity has left 567 people injured, and there are concerns for the safety of 37 individuals who remain uncontactable. The quake prompted a tsunami threat along the entire western coast of Japan, from the north to the south.