・A long queue for a public phone, due to jamming of the mobile network.

・There was no sign of breaking windows.

・Public transportation such as JR commuter trains and subways stopped

・People tried to catch taxis to return home, but there were not enough available.

・Shinjuku Gyoen Park usually charges for entrance, but they opened for free as an evacuation shelter.

・Some people went to their Kobans, which are neighborhood police sub-stations, to gather more infomration.

・Technologies like WiFi worked well, although the mobile phone network became flooded. Some people used their computers on the street to get news or communicate with their families via Skype.

・A crowd tried to get the latest news from a big screen on a building near the Shinjuku South Exit.