Earthquake in Japan: 3 fatalities hundreds injured

A severe earthquake rumbled through the outskirts of Osaka and Kyoto, Japan Monday causing three deaths and hundreds of injuries.

The 6.1 magnitude convulsion was over 8 miles deep into the earth. A wall collapsed at a school in Osaka, which caused one child fatality. Two elderly men were also compromised in the traumatic seism.

There has been a toll of over 300 injuries were treated at hospitals although there was a temporary power outage. 1000 schools in Osaka were closed. Several fires were also caused.

While the earthquake was severe it was not as bad as the killer-quake, Kobe, which took over 6,000 lives in 1995.

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