JAPANESE JUPITER: Japanese earthquake, tsunami, tsunami and tsunami-related deaths, including at least one tsunami-caused death, reach more than 20,000 a day in the first seven days of the year, according to the latest official statistics from the Japan Meteorological Agency.
But the country has seen a string of smaller and more localized earthquakes over the past month, the worst of which killed three people in Tokyo.
The country has also reported dozens of landslides and multiple aftershocks, all linked to the tsunami that struck in late March.
The death toll from the tsunami has topped 100,000, but has since fallen as the government’s disaster response efforts have focused on evacuating people and preventing further damage to buildings.
Japan is the most populous nation in the world, but its infrastructure is severely damaged.
Its infrastructure has been severely damaged, according the UN.
Most of Japan’s nearly 5 million people live in the densely populated coastal areas, which are home to a quarter of the country’s population.