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M5.4 hit South part of Japan on 3/26/2014 / Possible aftershock not recorded by Meteorological Agency for some reason

M5.4 hit South part of Japan, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. It occurred at 17:50 3/26/2014 (JST). The epicenter was Satsunan shoto islands. It was only 10km deep. The maximum

Contaminated water crisis

[ALPS] Entire system shut down → Reboot → New leakage → Shut down again

Following up this article.. 21 tanks and 1km of pipe must be decontaminated due to the system failure of ALPS / Not known when to reboot ALPS [URL]   Tepco

Contaminated water crisis

[100m3 overflow] Tritium density in groundwater spiking up 60m east from the overflowed tank

Following up this article.. [100m3 overflow] All β detected 60m east from the tank / Contamination already penetrating to groundwater [URL]   Tritium density is rapidly increasing in groundwater taken

Plant hazard Spent Fuel Pools

Reactor4 pool had a crane trouble / Crane stopped for unknown reason

A crane stopped in reactor4 spent fuel pool. The crane is installed on the ceiling of the reactor building.   While Tepco was preparing to transfer the on-premises transportation container,