Japanese earthquake in 2011 still goes around comes around

Geological vicinity of Japan. The epicenter of the earthquake in 2011 shows the oval to the east of the islands near the Japan Trench. (Image AAAS / Science.)

A powerful earthquake that struck the east coast of Japan in March 2011, woke faults near the dormant plant "Fukushima-1" and "Fukushima-2."

"Strong earthquakes may occur in the fault Futaba only 5-6 km from the nuclear reactor," — emphasizes Dapeng Zhao of Tohoku University. This fault runs along the coast just past the two nuclear power plants.

Group, Mr. Zhao has analyzed data for more than 6 thousand earthquakes in the

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North Korea launched long-range missiles

According to South Korean media, North Korea launched a rocket distant radius acts. North Korean state news agency KCNA reports that the launch was successful, the rocket put into orbit a satellite as planned.   South Korean agency Yonhap reported that the launch took place from the spaceport at the landfill SOHYO on the west coast of the DPRK.   According to the agency, the first stage of the rocket, presumably fell into the sea Yellowish; fragments of the second stage fell into the sea off the coast of the Philippines; last third stage fell 300 kilometers off the

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Fifty ships of the Pacific Fleet out to exercise in the Sea of Japan and Okhotsk Seas

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More than 50 ships of the Pacific Fleet (PF) will hold military exercises in the Sea of Japan and Okhotsk seas, told the commander of the troops and forces in the north-east of Rear Admiral Konstantin ILCA.

The active phase of the exercise, which began in late August, will last until the end of September. "More than 50 ships of the Pacific Fleet will work out issues of cooperation in countering international terrorism during the exercise in the Sea of Japan and Okhotsk seas, and in the north-western part of the Pacific" — said the ILCA.

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Japan 11 months after the tsunami

March 11 marks a year after a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japan, which has cost thousands of lives and brought billions of dollars in damage.

Almost a year after the tsunami, most of the areas that were destroyed by the wave is almost completely restored and cleaned.

In Miyagi prefecture, the hardest hit by the disaster, was removed more than 16 million tons of debris.

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Anomaly in Japan: In severe frosts cherry blossom

"This is a natural phenomenon is contrary to all the laws, we can not explain it," — said the representative of journalists Botanical Garden Nagoya.

Today, February 3, the administrative center of the Japanese prefecture of Aichi — Nagoya city, despite a strong frost and snowfall cherry blossom. Buds of peach color with a diameter of more than a centimeter, found a tree that grows near the office complex.

Note that in the current day in the 38 localities in Japan has had the lowest temperature ever recorded weather observations — to minus 32.6 degrees.

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Victims of snowfall in Japan over the past week was 51 people

TOKYO, Feb 1 — RIA Novosti, Yekaterina Plyasunkova. More than 50 people have been killed during the past week as a result of prolonged snowfall that hit the northern and central parts of Japan, Kyodo news agency reported.

According to data received from the representatives of the Agency Kyodo fire safety and control in emergencies, the majority of the dead, of which as of Tuesday was 51 people — the elderly, aged about 65 years old and older.

We also learned that 42 people died in a fall from the roof of their houses while trying to clear

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Scientists predict major earthquake in Tokyo

This Tokyo during the earthquake. The city lights go out, here and there a fire. The city practically in ruins, numerous jams on the roads, some cars on fire.

Now it's all just a fantasy computer graphics and computer designers.

But academics Institute earthquake research at the University of Tokyo said that in the next 4 years with a probability of 70% in the Japanese capital can happen earthquake of magnitude 7 points.

According to studies, 11 000 people may die and about 850,000 buildings can be destroyed.

Shinichi Sakai, one of the participants: "Last summer, when we did

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In the Pacific Ocean found high radiation

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28.05.11.V some places exceeded the rate of hundreds raz.Zagryaznennye sites are located within 300 kilometers from the nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima". Tokyo warns of possible infection moreproduktov.V turn NPP management recognizes that a radiation leak still can not be stopped.

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28.05.11.Na the Pacific Ocean, 300 km from the nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima" detected high levels of radiation. This was reported by Kyodo, citing the Ministry of Education and Science of Japan.

Specialists agencies do not rule out that under the threat of infection may be seafood.

Research has the bottom of ocean water along

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Strong earthquake could occur in Tokyo in the next four years

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The probability of strong earthquake with its epicenter in Tokyo in the next four years is 70%, this conclusion came a group of scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Seismology of the University, said on Monday, the newspaper "Yomiuri".

An earthquake measuring 7 was more likely due to the increased seismic activity in the area of the Japanese capital after the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11 last year.

Until now, the government is generally accepted estimates, according to which an earthquake, the focus of which will be directly under the

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A new outbreak of bird flu in Japan

Epidemics

27.02.11.Rasporyazhenie the destruction of 260,000 chickens have given today, the government of Japan. The corresponding decision was made in connection with a new outbreak of bird flu.

The second case for this month mortality of chickens from a dangerous disease was reported in Mie prefecture in the south, according to ITAR-TASS.

The Cabinet of Japan established an emergency headquarters to fight the epidemic of avian influenza. Across the country, more than 1.3 million slaughtered chickens.

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