An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck off Japan's northeastern region late Saturday, registering upper 6 on Japan's seismic intensity scale of 7 in parts of Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures.

The following is a collection of photos of the devastation as captured by Kyodo News photographers.


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A gate is seen broken in Koori, Fukushima Prefecture, early on Feb. 14, 2021, after a strong earthquake shook northeastern Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

A house is seen damaged in Koori, Fukushima Prefecture, early on Feb. 14, 2021, after a strong earthquake shook northeastern Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

Photo taken in the early hours of Feb. 14, 2021, shows a damaged house in Koori, Fukushima Prefecture, after a strong earthquake shook northeastern Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

File folders and other items are seen scattered on the floor of the Hirono town office in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on Feb. 13, 2021, after a strong quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 shook the area. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

The manager of a liquor store cleans up broken bottles in the city of Fukushima on Feb. 13, 2021, after a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 rocked northeastern Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

A shelve is seen toppled at a house in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on Feb. 13, 2021, after a strong quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 shook the area. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

File folders and other items are seen scattered on the floor of the Hirono town office in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on Feb. 13, 2021, after a strong quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 shook the area. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

A station worker sweeps water off the floor at JR Fukushima Station in Fukushima early on Feb. 14, 2021, after water leaked due to a strong earthquake in northeastern Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

A gate is seen broken in Koori, Fukushima Prefecture, early on Feb. 14, 2021, after a strong earthquake shook northeastern Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

Dishes are seen scattered on the floor of an inn in Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on Feb. 13, 2021, after a strong quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 shook the area. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

Products are seen scattered on the floor of a convenience store in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, northeastern Japan, on Feb. 13, 2021, after a strong quake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 shook the area. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

A road is closed near the Kesennuma Port interchange in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, in the early hours of Feb. 14, 2021, after a strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 shook northeastern Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
 
Fallen rocks are seen on a road in Soma, Fukushima Prefecture, on Feb. 14, 2021, after an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 struck northeastern Japan late on Feb. 13, in this photo taken from a Kyodo News helicopter. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

Photo taken Feb. 14, 2021, from a Kyodo News helicopter shows Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.'s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, after an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck northeastern Japan late on Feb. 13. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo
 
A library worker puts scattered books back on shelves at a library of a cultural center in Kunimi, Fukushima Prefecture, on Feb. 14, 2021, following the previous day's magnitude 7.3 earthquake in northeastern Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

Liquor bottles are seen scattered and broken on the floor of a shop in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, on Feb. 14, 2021, following the previous day's magnitude 7.3 earthquake in northeastern Japan. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo