Photo Story: The 25th anniversary of the Kobe earthquake in Japan remembered

EPA-EFE/JIJI

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Residents offer prayers for victims of the Great Hanshin (Kobe) Earthquake, in Kobe, western Japan, 17 January 2020.

The event marked the 25th anniversary of the disaster, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake.

The Great Hanshin Earthquake or Kobe Earthquake killed 6,434 people, about 4,600 of the fatalities occured in Kobe, in January 1995.

 

Photo: EPA-EFE/JIJI

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