Pure victims of the earthquake in Hokkaido has reached 13 people

© AFP 2018 / Rgelt Jiji earthquake on the island of Hokkaido in Japan. 6 September 2018Pure victims of the earthquake in Hokkaido has reached 13 people© AFP 2018 / Jiji Press

The death toll in the strong earthquake on the Northern Japanese island of Hokkaido has risen to 13 people, more than 300 people injured, said the television company NTV (Nihon Television Network).

Earlier it was reported that five people were killed, six more were in a state of clinical death.

On Wednesday night in Hokkaido, earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7. The epicenter was in the district of Ibur. The focus lies at a depth of 37 kilometers. In the village of Atsumi, where the force of the shocks was seven points – the highest figure on the Japanese scale, the earthquake occurred multiple landslides.

The island was practically stopped the supply of electricity, without light there are nearly three million households. By Friday morning the power supply was able to restore to 964 million homes. Full restoration of electricity will take about a week.

Still does not work closed due to damage to the new Chitose airport. Here again cancelled all flights on Friday.

Search and rescue operations continued through the night.

Russian diplomats a day after the earthquake, still had not received messages that hurt someone from the Russians, told RIA Novosti the third Secretary of the Consulate General in Sapporo Sergey Konyaev.

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