Kumamoto earthquake update

Kumamoto earthquake update

Kumamoto earthquake update

Australian travellers considering travelling to Kyushu island including Kumamoto should refer to the following information sites:

Safety Tips App

A push-notification app that sends out alerts about Earthquake Early Warnings, Tsunami Warnings, and other Weather Warnings within Japan in English, Japanese, Hangul, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese. Download before travelling to Japan.

Download for Android: Android 4.0 or later

Download for iPhone: iOS 7.0 or later

Tourist Information Center

JNTO Tourist Information Center (TIC), open daily from 9:00am to 5:00pm, offers travel information in English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese for visitors in Japan.

Tel: +81 (0)3-3201-3331

Due to the earthquakes in Kumamoto, TIC’s telephone service will also operate during the night time hours. (from 5:00pm to 9:00am)

Service is available in English and Japanese.

List of Tourist Information Centers in Japan