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Ishikawa, Japan

Earthquake of Magnitude of 7.6 hit City Ishikawa on the western coast of Japan.

About the incident-

  • A series of powerful earthquakes hit western Japan.
  • Aftershocks continued to shake Ishikawa prefecture and nearby areas.

About Ishikawa-

  • Ishikawa is a prefecture located on the coast of the Sea of Japan, situated in the Chubu region of Honshu, Japan's main island.
  • The capital city of Ishikawa is Kanazawa, renowned for its well-preserved Edo-period districts and traditional arts and crafts.
  • The prefecture is famous for its traditional crafts like Kutani ware (porcelain), Kaga Yuzen silk dyeing, and Wajima-nuri lacquerware, showcasing the region's artistic and artisanal expertise.
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