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Drone footage of Japanese landslides uploaded to social media

island of hokkaido landslides

Drone footage of the landslides triggered by the earthquake that hit Japan’s island of Hokkaido, has been uploaded on social media.

The earthquake, with a magnitude of 6.7, hit the island on Thursday 6 September, and engulfed buildings and led to widespread powercuts. 

Drone footage of the landslides across the island has been uploaded on to Facebook by Yasuykui Shimizu, a professor at the Hokkiado Universiy Hydraulic Lab.

It has been suggested that there are several hundred landslides across the island. 

 

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