Earthquake in Ishikawa Prefecture Leaves 1 Dead and Multiple Injured

A man was killed and at least 22 people were injured when a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture on Friday, May 5, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK.

The earthquake hit at around 2:40 pm, and measured a magnitude of 6.2, according to the US Geological Survey. It was reported as 6.5 by Japanese media.

The man who died was 65 years old and fell from a ladder in Suzu City, NHK reported.

This footage by Twitter user @88makky shows traffic lights gently shaking during the earthquake in Kanazawa. Credit: @88makky via Storyful

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