Magnitude 6.1 quake kills three, stops factories in Japan’s Osaka area

A water-filled crack on a road after water pipes were broken due to an earthquake is seen in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo June 18, 2018. Picture: Kyodo/via REUTERS

TOKYO (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said. No tsunami warning was issued. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said authorities were assessing damage and that its top […]

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