Video: Earthquake strikes Tokyo Disneyland


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The massive earthquake that struck Japan on Friday reportedly stranded 69,000 people at Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea after damaged roads and transportation interruptions forced visitors to camp overnight in 30-degree temperatures.

While the theme parks experienced some quake damage, there were no reports of any injuries. Disney employees provided blankets, heaters and raincoats to visitors who were required to shelter in place and prohibited from leaving the park because of safety concerns.

[UPDATED at 8:29 p.m.: While Disney never discusses attendance figures, the number of visitors who camped overnight was significantly less than the 69,000 in attendance at the time of the earthquake because thousands left before the order to shelter in place was announced, according to company sources.

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