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Search Continues for Survivors of Japan Quake

Rescuers in southern Japan are searching for victims of a powerful earthquake that struck Sunday, killing one woman and injuring hundreds.

A police spokesman on the worst-hit island of Genkai says police and military personnel are searching collapsed buildings for survivors of the 7.0 magnitude quake.

Most of the island's 750 residents have been evacuated to the nearby city of Fukuoka on Japan's southern main island of Kyushu. Around 3,000 Fukuoka residents have moved to shelters.

The powerful quake struck at 10:53 a.m. local time Sunday, damaging more than 600 houses, opening cracks in roads and triggering landslides.

A 75-year-old woman was killed by a falling wall and about 400 people were treated for injuries.

At least 100 aftershocks have hit the region.

Some information for this report provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.