Breaking News: M7 hits Japan and water leakage at reactor4

14:34 1/1/2012 JST, magnitude 7 hit Japan. Epicenter is 31.416°N, 138.155°E

It was scale 3 ~ 4 in Tokyo ,and also Fukushima but the scale of Fukushima nakadori, where Fukushima plant is, is not announced on the page of Japan Meteorological Agency.

Though the connection with this earthquake is not clear, Tepco announced water is leaking from the cooling system of spent fuel pool in reactor 4.

The water level of the tank to pool overflowed water from spent fuel pool decreased by 8cm from 2PM to 5PM on 1/1/2012.

This tank is to give back the water to the spent fuel pool after purifying the water. Tepco assumes the leakage is at a joint of pipe but it’s not detected yet.


プール冷却の配管で漏れか 福島第1原発4号機




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