5.7 Earthquake in Japan

Earthquake

14.05.11.Silnoe 5.7 magnitude earthquake today happened today in northeast Yaponii.Natsionalnoe Meteorological Agency announced a tsunami threat to the coast, but a few minutes later withdrew preduprezhdenie.Soobscheny the destruction and casualties were reported. Transport operations are not interrupted.

The epicenter of earthquake was located off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, and the focus lies at a depth of 30 kilometers under the seabed. Strong tremors were felt 17 residents of the 47 prefectures of Japan, including Tokyo.

Non-peaceful atom. The earthquake in Japan has led to the accident at the Fukushima-1

Recall, after the devastating earthquake in Japan on March 11 and the ensuing tsunami in Fukushima-1 was recorded a series of accidents caused by the failure of the cooling system. Revealed several radiation leaks, forcing authorities to evacuate people from the 20-kilometer zone around the plant.

She later appeared information about the discovery in a number of areas of Japan radioactive elements, including isotopes of iodine and cesium in the air, sea and drinking water products.

Japanese authorities have banned stay in the exclusion zone around the Fukushima-1

TEPCO expects the stabilization of the situation in the emergency NPP units for about six to nine months, and a significant reduction in radiation levels in the vicinity of the station — within three months, said Sunday Katsumata.

April 12 the Japanese Agency for Nuclear and Industrial Safety has assigned the seventh level of danger of the accident at the Fukushima-1. Estimated INES, the maximum, the seventh, is characterized by the level of output into the environment of radioactive material in excess of tens of thousands of terabecquerels (TAC) of iodine-131 per hour.

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