Yachiyo Fuchigami, 64, left, and her husband Koji, 62, feed their pet dog they brought to the Tokai University gymnasium used as an evacuation center in Minamiaso, one of the towns hit hardest by a series of recent earthquakes in southern Japan. The power of the earthquakes was unlike any that most had experienced before. On back-to-back nights last week, the Japanese city of Kumamoto and nearby communities were rocked by earthquakes that knocked over dozens of homes. Yachio broke her arm as a bookshelf fell on top of it as the quake struck in her sleep in the early hours of Saturday, April 16. (AP Photo/Mari Yamaguchi)

A destroyed mountain road following a major landslide caused by a series of earthquakes in Minami Aso, Kumamoto Prefecture, southwestern Japan, 17 April 2016. At least 41 people were killed and over 1,000 injured in the series of earthquakes hitting southwestern Japan since 14 April 2016. Rescue operations are in full force in a search for residents still missing in the mountain village. EPA/EVERETT KENNEDY BROWN 

MASHIKI, JAPAN – APRIL 16: People get up right after the 7.3 magnitude earthquak at the evacuation center at the Mashiki Town Gymnasium on April 16, 2016 in Mashiki, Kumamoto, Japan. A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Kumamoto prefecture once again on April 16, 2016 after the 6.4 earthquake on April 14, 2016 killed nine people. (Photo by Taro Karibe/Getty Images)

KUMAMOTO, JAPAN – APRIL 17: Rescue teams prepare to search for survivors on April 17, 2016 in Kumamoto, Japan. A magnitude-7.3 earthquake hit Kumamoto prefecture on Japan’s Kyushu Island on Saturday after one measuring 6.4 struck on Thursday. As of Sunday, reports indicate that 42 people have been killed, 1,500 were injured, and 11 people remain missing. An estimated 80,000 homes are without power and 400,000 homes have no running water. (Photo by Taro Karibe/Getty Images)

地震の影響で崩れた家屋で行われる救出作業=16日午前、熊本県南阿蘇村 

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