Important information regarding Hokkaido earthquake

On 6 Sep 2018 at approximately 3:08 AM, a strong earthquake struck a large area of Hokkaido. For foreign visitors currently in Hokkaido who are seeking consultation and advice pertaining to this event, please refer to the following foreign-language websites for the latest updates and important information.

<Consultation Desk>

1) Hokkaido Government International Division (for those currently in Hokkaido)

  • Contact no: 011-204-5937, 011-204-5092
  • Languages available: English, Mandarin, Korean
  • Operating hours: 08:45 – 17:30, weekdays only (Mon-Fri)

2) Sapporo International Plaza

<For more information>

1) Hokkaido Government website

2) Hokkaido Tourism Organization (for consulate-general matters)

3) City of Sapporo (for important information and emergencies)

4) Sapporo International Plaza Facebook page

5) Kushiro / Lake Akan tourism guide website (English/Chinese (traditional & simplified)/Japanese)

6) Hakodate travel (English/Chinese (traditional & simplified)/Thai/Malay/Indonesian)

7) Hokkaido University

8) Hokkaido University Hospital

9) Hokkaido Tabi guide (English/Chinese) / UU Hokkaido transport information

10) Hokkaido Fan Club Facebook page (Thai)

11) New Chitose Airport (English/Chinese (traditional & simplified)/Korean)