Quake damage being reported

Quake damage being reported

An official of Abira Town, where tremors of 6 plus on the country's seismic intensity scale of zero to 7 were observed, told NHK of reports of shattered windows and extensive outages of electricity.

A photo on a Tweet believed to have been taken in Sapporo shows a big crack in a road and distortions of the surface.

Other images believed to be from Chitose City show tiles from the walls of a house on the ground, and traffic lights without power.