Disney Theme Parks and Resorts are spread out across the world and often find themselves in nature’s crosshairs.
As the Walt Disney World Resort undoubtedly begins preparations for another hurricane season, we at Disney Fanatic have just learned that a 7.4 magnitude earthquake was detected off the coast of Fukushima, Japan, on Wednesday, March 16, and we began to think about Tokyo Disney Resort.
According to CNN,
The quakehitaround 12:30 a.m. local time (11:30 a.m. ET) off the coast of Fukushima, north of the capital Tokyo.It was originally designated a 7.3-magnitude quake, but was upgraded to 7.4 on Thursday.As of Thursday, all tsunami warnings issued after the quake have been lifted.The epicenter of Wednesday’s earthquake was about 89 kilometers (55 miles) fromthe center of the devastating 2011 quake.
It should be noted that, as it proved during the 2011 earthquake, Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Disneysea, and the rest of the Tokyo Disney Resort is built to withstand even the strongest of earthquakes with Cast Members on hand to ensure everyone has a safe and magical experience.
Owned and operated by the the , was the first built outside of the , predating by nearly ten years. It is home to its own , , and which faces out over and several Resort hotels. It is the second to be accessible by train–on the –and offers and Resort Hotel access via its own monorail line like the in California and the Resort in Florida. All Guests looking to visit should visit the website for the lates information regarding the enduring pandemic-inspired restrictions. in cooperation with