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TOKYO – Key facts about the two deadly earthquakes that struck the same area in southern Japan on successive nights:
FIRST QUAKE: A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck at 9:26 p.m. Thursday at a depth of 11 kilometers (7 miles).
SECOND QUAKE: A magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck at 1:25 a.m. Saturday at a depth of 12 kilometers.
WHERE: Both quakes were centered near Kumamoto, a city of 740,000 people on Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan's four main islands.
DEATHS AND INJURIES: 41 people are reported dead in the two quakes, and about 1,500 injured, at least 184 seriously.
HARDEST-HIT AREAS: Town of Mashiki, which borders the eastern edge of Kumamoto city, and Minamiaso, a rural village farther east near Mount Aso volcano.
DAMAGE: At least 1,000 buildings have been damaged, including 90 totally destroyed. Many roads have buckled and cracked, and huge landslides have blocked roads and left buildings hanging precariously.
UTILITIES: About 200,000 households have no power, and 400,000 have no running water.
EVACUEES: About 90,000 people have evacuated to shelters and elsewhere.
RAIN: Rain is forecast for overnight Saturday, raising fears of more landslides.