A portion of a highway is blocked by a landslide after an earthquake hit Fukushima prefecture in north-eastern Japan (Hironori Asakawa/Kyodo News/AP)

Powerful Japan quake sets off landslide, minor injuries


Residents in north-eastern Japan cleaned up clutter and debris in stores and homes on Sunday after a strong earthquake set off a landslide on a highway, damaged some buildings and parts of bullet train lines and caused power blackouts for thousands of people.