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(From Mainichi Daily News)
SENDAI -- Some 30 residents of Nango, Miyagi Prefecture, who took refuge at a gymnasium because of a series of earthquakes that hit the area over the weekend, were forced to move to a new place Monday after their temporary shelter was damaged by powerful aftershocks.
The latest aftershock jolted Nango and surrounding areas at around 4 a.m. It registered 5 on the 7-point Japanese intensity scale.
About 30 people sleeping in the gymnasium of a local elementary school were woken up by the sudden, violent jolt.
"It was really scary," 77-year-old Akiwo Ogata recalled. There were a few people screaming in fear, she …