On January 1st and 2nd, the day 2024 dawned, shrines and temples in Kyoto City were crowded with New Year's visitors. On the afternoon of January 1st, an earthquake with a maximum seismic intensity of 7 struck the Noto region of Ishikawa Prefecture, and many people spent the New Year in fear. The worshipers prayed for the safety of their families and prayed for the disaster area.

Articles are excerpts from reports and news in the Kyoto Shimbun. Due to automatic translation, some expressions may not be accurate.