Japan shakes again. Tremors in the islands recently felt often, but today there was a strong earthquake near the island of Honshu in troubled Fukushima — it caused landslides and fires in the city of Iwaki. Japanese authorities have warned the public about the possibility of a tsunami, the international airport was closed and evacuated staff Fukusimskoy NPP.
On the development of the events — Julia Seferinkina.
From the day of the Japanese national tragedy took place exactly one month, but the element is not appeased. Today, when a minute's silence for the victims of the tsunami, the earth under the feet of the Japanese again shook. The epicenter is located in the aftershocks of Honshu island at a depth of about 10 kilometers. Tokyo International Airport closed both runways. The threat of a tsunami in the country lasts for hours. In Fukushima Prefecture and Chiba is a power. There are reports of at least three fires in the city of Iwaki. Comes information about the landslide in the same area. Authorities closely monitor the situation on the emergency plant "Fukushima-1".
A representative of Tokyo Electric Power: «We are constantly monitoring the" Fukushima-1 ", and the earthquake has not noticed a change in the testimony. However, after the first earthquake we evacuated the entire staff. "
While at three reactors "Fukushima-1" to resume broken earthquake power and water supply, the Japanese stage a demonstration against nuclear power. People need to stop all nuclear power plants in the country.
Kaori Asai, housewife: "In Japan, a lot of nuclear power plants. I fear that a similar incident happen to one of them. I do not want to constantly live in fear for themselves and their children because of the threat of radiation. "
Japanese authorities continue to count the damage caused by the tsunami on March 11. Disaster victims, according to the latest data, was 13 thousand. Another 15 officially missing. But hope to find at least someone living almost melted.
April 11, magnitude earthquake 7.1 occurred in the north-east. The authorities have warned about the threat of a new tsunami.
Earthquakes have been recorded at 17.16 local time.
According to eyewitnesses, swaying buildings in Tokyo.
By some estimates, about a meter high wave has reached the coast of Ibaraki Prefecture.
Due to the alarming reports of impending tsunami emergency plant "Fukushima" is carried out emergency evacuation of personnel.
Recall that the last tremors were recorded on April 7 in the Japanese prefecture of Miyagi. Magnitude earthquake, provoking a wave of the tsunami was 7.4. Four people were killed and more than 130 injured.
Source:Life News Online