7 Useful Earthquake Safety Tips Everyone Traveling To Japan Should Know


    Japan is a country known for being a seismically active, and there's a chance you'll experience an earthquake, whether small or large.

    A manual released by "the Tokyo Metropolitan Government" helps you stay prepared in case a big earthquake strikes.

    Here’s a list of safety tips everyone traveling to Japan (or any seismically active area) should know, thanks to a manual released by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government:

    1. When an earthquake strikes, your safety comes first.

    2. Secure an exit after the shake subsides.

    3. If you are trapped, do not keep on shouting. Make loud noises instead.

    4. Never use elevators or try to light a fire.

    5. At train stations, crouch down and wait for the shaking to subside.

    6. Know when to evacuate.

    7. When evacuating, keep away from dangerous objects, like things that may fall over and power lines.

    You can also use an app like "Safety tips," which alerts you with early earthquake warnings.

    The app is available in English, Simplified and Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese. Download from App Store or Google Play.



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