Although six accommodations in Yamagata Prefecture were temporarily closed due to the earthquake, all accommodations restarted their operations by July 1
(no accommodations in Niigata Prefecture have been closed).
According to Japan Meteorological Agency, on June 18th, 2019 at approximately 10:22 pm JST, a strong earthquake (Magnitude 6.8) occurred in Niigata,Yamagata and aroud regions. Tsunami advisories lifted. Trains and flights operate as usual. Please check latest information from below pages. For Shinkansen information, check from here .
Japan Visitor Hotline
Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) operates a visitor hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call for tourist information or assistance in the case of accidents and emergencies. Support is available in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.
From Japan 050-3816-2787
From Overseas +81-50-3816-2787
Warnings and Advisories
Japan Meteorological Agency
NHK World News
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is Japan's only public broadcaster. NHK WORLD-JAPAN is NHK's international service delivering the latest information about Japan through TV, radio and the Internet.