Memorial held for 1923 Kanto earthquake victims
NHK -- Sep 02
About 500 relatives of the victims of the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake held a Buddhist ceremony in Tokyo on Sunday.

More than 105,000 people were killed in the quake and massive fires in Tokyo and Yokohama.

The relatives gathered in the memorial hall in Tokyo's Sumida Ward, where the remains of about 58,000 victims are kept.

The participants burned incense to pray for the dead. They observed a moment of silence at 11:58 AM, the exact time when the earthquake struck.

Source: NHK
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