An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 hit Hokkaido early this morning. The Embassy has established contact with Bangladesh nationals living in the affected areas. No Bangladeshis were reported to be affected by the earthquake. Aftershocks are continuing. The Mission is closely monitoring the situation.
The Embassy has set up hotlines (+81-80-40656601 or +81-80-44561971) with a view to gather/disseminate information related to the earthquake. All Bangladesh nationals living in the affected areas are requested take necessary precautions and contact through the hotlines for any earthquake related information/assistance.