A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck early Saturday morning in Japan’s Kyushu island, the same region a magnitude 6.2 quake struck late Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said that tsunami advisories have been issued for parts of the Asian island nation following the latest earthquake.
The house had collapsed. Rescuers were told there was a baby inside, but aftershocks from the magnitude 6.2 earthquake on Japan’s Kyushu island prevented the use of heavy equipment at the site.
Yet, after six hours trapped under the ruins, an 8-month-old baby girl was pulled from the rubble early Friday, very much alive.