The reported 7.6-magnitude quake struck Ishikawa Prefecture in the western part of the country, killing more than 50.
Pope Francis expressed solidarity with the people of Morocco on Sunday in the wake of that country’s devastating earthquake and offered his prayers for material help in response to the tragedy and the charity group pledging to help distribute it.
Pope Francis has offered Morocco “prayerful communion” following the Friday, September 8 deadly earthquake that, according to media reports, has left at least 1,300 people dead, and caused widespread damage in and around the Northern African nation’s city of Marrakesh.
Boxes of thermal shirts took sail from the port of Naples, Italy, destined for Turkey, on the morning of Feb. 15.
The image of Our Lady was unharmed in the quake that brought down Annunciation Cathedral in the city of Alexandretta in the Turkish province of Hatay.
According to the latest available estimates as of midday Tuesday, the 7.8-magnitude quake has left at least 6,200 people dead in Turkey and Syria.