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A Crumpled Highway in Japan

Posted October. 24, 2004 23:18,   


An overturned car on Japanese Highway 117 in Ojiya, Niigata prefecture, Japan. The roadway collapsed due to a strong earthquake from the night on October 23 to 24. A series of 257 large and small earthquakes, including three strong ones over six degrees on the Richter scale were recorded in this area during those two days.