A resident carrying a dog walks by houses damaged by a magnitude-6.5 earthquake in Mashiki, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan on April 15, 2016. Whatcom County residents can learn April 25 how they could help out should a much larger quake shake the Bellingham area.
A resident carrying a dog walks by houses damaged by a magnitude-6.5 earthquake in Mashiki, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan on April 15, 2016. Whatcom County residents can learn April 25 how they could help out should a much larger quake shake the Bellingham area. Naoya Osato AP
A resident carrying a dog walks by houses damaged by a magnitude-6.5 earthquake in Mashiki, Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan on April 15, 2016. Whatcom County residents can learn April 25 how they could help out should a much larger quake shake the Bellingham area. Naoya Osato AP