6.5 earthquake in northern Japan

Earthquake

28.03.11.Na northern Japan in Miyagi province on Monday at 7.24 (02.24 Moscow time), there was a new earthquake of magnitude 6.5.
Three minutes later the Japanese Meteorological Service issued a tsunami warning. The expected wave height will be at least 50 cm, according to ITAR-TASS.
According to the newspaper opinion, Friday, several media quoted Petersen circulated information that the radiation levels in the water in the bottom of the turbine room of the second reactor on Sunday exceeded the maximum rate of 10 million times. Later, this information was denied by the operator.

Meanwhile, the radiation level is 40% higher than the average annual rate in the village of Namie, are outside the 30-kilometer exclusion zone from the Japanese nuclear power plant accident.

According to recent data, iodine levels in seawater near the nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1" has exceeded local regulations marginal rate of 1 thousand 850 times.

On Sunday, the General Secretary of the Government of Japan, Yukio Edano instructed operating company plant to ascertain the reasons soaring levels of radiation.

On Friday, the information was made public that the three workers, eliminates the accident at the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1", the radiation effects were strong and were hospitalized. Radiation levels in the water near the reactor of Unit emergency Japanese nuclear plant "Fukushima-1" 10 thousand times higher than the maximum permissible limits.

According to the data on Thursday, a fairly high dose of radiation during the work on the Japanese nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" got 17 employees. Three of them were exposed to 173-180 millisieverts per hour. Two of the employees were hospitalized after skin radioactive elements.

According to the IAEA, the situation at the nuclear power plant accident "is still far from being resolved."

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