Kyoko Kawahata



Age: 20


Summary: Japanese college student and daughter of Toyama College of Foreign Languages deputy director Kuniaki Kawahata who was among one of more than 28 Japanese nationals reported missing and feared dead following the devastating 6.3-magnitude earthquake in New Zealand that at least 166 people and seriously injured 1,500+ others during a series of massive aftershocks occurring nearly six months after the September 2010 Canterbury earthquake, which caused major widespread damage across the central Canterbury region in New Zealand's second-most populous city and its eastern suburb on the South Island becoming one of the nation's deadliest peacetime disasters in 80 years.



Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake


Born: 1991


Died: February 22, 2011


Location: Christchurch, New Zealand