A massive earthquake jolted Osaka Monday morning, leaving at least three dead and injuring about 165 people.
The six-point-one magnitude quake struck just before eight a.m. as many people were commuting to school and work.
It registered a six-minus on japan’s seismic intensity scale of zero to seven.
The damage was concentrated in a largely residential area between Osaka and Kyoto.
Perhaps most tragically, a nine-year-old student was crushed by an eleven-foot wall on her way to school.
An 85-year-old man was crushed in his home by a bookshelf.
The third victim was an 80-year-old man who was also killed by falling debris.
The quake caused fires and ruptured water veins.
Electricity has been restored, but more than 100,000 homes are without gas.