The number of victims of the earthquake in Japan will approach 15,500

As reported vesti.ru, the number of victims of the catastrophic magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami that hit northeast Japan on March 11 this year, has reached 15,489 people in 12 prefectures in the country. This was on Saturday reported the National Police Agency.

In the list of missing persons in the six prefectures listed as 7385 people. The possibility of formal recognition of their dead.

Thus, the City Rikudzentakata (Iwate Prefecture) on Saturday began to be issued on request of relatives of the death of those who had been missing.

This will enable the authorities to speed

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Japan filled up with snow

It has long had passed half of the calendar winter, but real winter descended to Japan just now. And so it is that the Japanese have no joy.

As reported by New Tang Dynasty Television, after a district in Hokkaido Ivamidzava snowstorm, snow depth is up to 2 meters.

According to the Meteorological Service of Japan, it is the most snow in the city since 1946.

And calculate the exact amount of snowfall is not yet possible, because most of the measuring equipment damaged storm.

For many residents of the weather was literally a surprise. To free

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Nearly 50 thousand Japanese were late for work after the earthquake

What happened on Thursday night at a magnitude 5.7 earthquake in northeastern Japan caused major disruptions in the transport communication, almost 50,000 people were unable to get to work or educational institutions, television channel NHK.

According to the channel, resulting in tremors one of the major railway companies in Japan, the company JR (Japan Railways) had to stop the movement of the first train, which, in turn, has led to serious disruptions in the schedule.

A total of 109 trains were delayed, resulting in nearly 50,000 people were not able to get to work or school.

Currently trains normalized.

The

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred in the north-western Japan

According to RIA Novosti, an earthquake of magnitude 4.7 with shallow focus occurred on Thursday in northwestern Japan, Reuters reported.

Information on casualties or damage were reported. The threat of a tsunami is also absent, the agency said. According to the operating company TEPCO, nuclear power plants located in the region, "the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant" is in normal mode.

After the devastating earthquake and tsunami on March 11 in Japan in the north-east plant "Fukushima-1" was recorded a series of accidents caused by the failure of the cooling system. As a result of incidents at the

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New Tsunami Warning System in Japan will be 10 minutes faster

Japan Meteorological Agency announced on Wednesday plans to deploy to the Pacific Ocean, three special instrumentation for early fixation of a tsunami after a powerful earthquake, said in a press release from the agency.

According to the published document, three underwater radar will be located at a distance of about 300 kilometers off the northeast coast of Japan most affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami multimeter in March last year. It is known that the measuring devices will be placed at the bottom of the ocean to the east of the Japan Trench, but more information on the future

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Americans warned of tsunami

Tsunami Warning Center in the U.S. (Tsunami Warning Center) issued a press release in which it said the danger of a tsunami on the west coast of the country, including the states of California, Washington and Oregon. Reported by the Associated Press. Americans urged to leave the coastal areas and to stay on high ground. Earlier, a similar warning issued Pacific Centre of the National Weather Service of USA (US National Weather Service). It extended to the State of Hawaii, as well as Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and other countries. As the channel NBC, Hawaii registered a small earthquake.

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In Japan, there was another major earthquake

A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.4 occurred on Thursday in the northern part of the main Japanese island of Honshu. No injuries were reported. The earthquake was located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Miyagi prefecture at a depth of 40 kilometers. On the Pacific coast of Japan announced a warning about the danger of a tsunami, which can reach a height of 1 meter. On some lines stopped trains, ITAR-TASS reported. March 11 near the east coast of Honshu, a devastating earthquake followed by a tsunami. To date, the death toll has reached 12,596 people. List

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Japan declared a tsunami threat because of a new earthquake

In Japan, Sunday, July 10, an earthquake of magnitude 7.1, soobschaetAgence France-Presse. The epicenter of the earthquake, recorded at 09:57 local time, was located at the island of Honshu. Data on casualties or damage have been reported yet. Meteorological Service of Japan announced the tsunami threat up to half a meter in the prefectures of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima.

Prefecture of Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima have been hit hard by the devastating earthquake on March 11, 2011, and the resulting tsunami. The disaster in Japan, at the end of June, killing more than 15.5 thousand people, with more than 7.2

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IAEA confirmed core damage reactors in Japan

In all three of the existing NPP units "Fukushima-1" in Japan there is damage to the reactor core, reports Reuters referring to IAEA chief Yukiya Amano. He said that the situation is extremely serious, and planned for Thursday, March 17 visit to Japan. Earlier, the IAEA has announced plans to send a team to Japan to aid in emergency response to nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1".

Reactor core is the space where the controlled fission of uranium isotopes. Complete destruction of the core will lead to the release in the reactor radioactive elements.

Earlier it was reported that as a result

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Another powerful earthquake in Japans Niigata

Another earthquake of magnitude 6.6 recorded on Friday at 22:00 Moscow time in Niigata prefecture, which is located in the north-west coast of Japan, on the opposite side of the Miyagi prefecture, where earlier on Friday, a devastating earthquake followed by a tsunami. According to preliminary data, the Japanese broadcasting company NBC NHK, warning of the possibility of a tsunami as had been circulated, "Interfax".

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