In Japan, a series of earthquakes and the reactor shutdown

The second reactor nuclear power plant "Mihama" located in the Japanese prefecture of Fukui, 320 kilometers west of Tokyo, was stopped this morning due to technical problems. This was reported by the operating company NPP "Kansai Electric Power."

According to the company, the reason for the stop unit has a water leak from the valve of the cooling system of the reactor. Now experts explain the reasons for the leak. On the release of radioactive substances outside unit is not reported.

After stopping the 2nd nuclear reactor "Mihama" in Japan are only 9 out of the country's 54 reactors. Many of them were stopped for inspection earlier this year after March 11 earthquake and the accident at the plant "Fukushima-1'

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