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Earthquake and Tsunami Warning
January 1, 2024

Location: Ishikawa Prefecture

Event: A massive earthquake has struck Ishikawa Prefecture, central Japan. A tsunami warning has been issued for Niigata, Toyama, and Ishikawa prefectures of the Japan Sea side of the country.

Actions to Take:

Follow all guidance from local authorities. Monitor local media for updates.

U.S. citizens requiring emergency consular assistance can call 098-876-7211.


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For emergencies, contact the U.S. Embassy or nearest consulate.

  • U.S. Embassy Tokyo
    Telephone: 03-3224-5000, After-Hours: (03) 3224-5000
  • U.S. Consulate General Osaka-Kobe
    Telephone: 06-6315-5900
  • U.S. Consulate Nagoya
    Telephone: 052-581-4501
  • U.S. Consulate Fukuoka
    Telephone: 092-751-9331
  • U.S. Consulate General Sapporo
    Telephone: 011-641-1115
  • U.S. Consulate General Naha
    Telephone: 098-876-4211
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    Telephone: +1 (888) 407-4747