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[Column] 4 reasons why we must be worried about reactor4 “other than earthquake”

Now the biggest risk of Japan is reactor4. However, we are only supposed to be worried about an “earthquake” to seriously damage the SFP of reactor4. Is this true ?

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Japan meteorological agency warns potential M8.0 to hit east coast of Japanese island

Having the M7.3 of 12/7/2012, Mr. Nagai from Meteorological agency warned bigger earthquake of M8.0 class is expected. The M7.3 was one of the aftershocks of 311, which was outerrise

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[Column] Significant similarity between M7.3 of 12/7/2012 and M7.3 of 3/9/2011

At 17:18 of 12/7/2012, M7.3 hit “Off the coast of Sanriku” and aftershock keeps occurring. This seismic situation is significantly similar to 3/9/2011, 2 days before 311. At 11:45:12 of 3/9/2011,

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Fukushima workers patrolled in the plant, detailed investigation for tomorrow morning

Fukushima workers were evacuating to seismic isolation building but they went on the patrol at 18:02 of 12/7/2012. More detailed investigation was left for tomorrow morning in JST.   ↓

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Tsunami arrived at Miyagi at 18:02 (JST), 1m, more to come, it may be higher

【地震情報】気象庁によりますと、今回の地震で宮城県石巻市鮎川では、午後6時2分に、これまでで最も高い1メートルの津波を観測しました。津波が来ています。急いで逃げて下さい。津波は何度も押し寄せます。これからさらに高くなるおそれがあります。#nhk — NHK@首都圏さん (@nhk_shutoken) 12月 7, 2012 <Translate> (NHK) According to Japan meteorological bureau, 1m of Tsunami arrived at Ishimomaki ciry Miyagi prefecture at 18:02 (JST). Tsunami comes many times,

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Monitoring post gone under maintenance at Tokai daini nuclear plant in Ibaraki

M7.0 class of earthquakes hit offshore North Japan. The monitoring posts of Tokai Daini nuclear plant in the coastal area of Ibaraki have gone under maintenance for some reason until

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[Express]Fukushima workers evacuating for Tsunami, Tepco states “Plant is sound”

Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous update. 現在、作業員たちが避難中とのこと。 — うちゃかさん (@sayakaiurani) 12月 7, 2012 <Translate> Now Fukushima workers are evacuating. <End> 福一。作業員が免震重要棟に避難しているとのこと。 — Hyo Yoshikawaさん (@HyoYoshikawa) 12月 7, 2012

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M6.2 hit offshore North Japan again, Tsunami to come soon, Scale3 in Fukushima, plant state unknown, phone line down

M6.2 hit offshore North Japan again.   Source 1 2     Iori Mochizuki _____ Français : Encore un séisme, M 6,2, au large du Japon, le Tsunami arrive bientôt,

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M7.3 offshore North Japan, Tsunami warning, Scale 4 in Fukushima, Plant state unknown

M7.3 hit offshore North Japan. The shaking time was long. Tsunami alert for Miyagi, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Aomori, and Iwate.   Source 1 2     Iori Mochizuki _____ Français :

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Settlement report 6/5 ~ 6/6/2012 – beginning

    I was living alone before 311, but I didn’t cook by myself. Because the gas and electricity were too expensive in my area, buying food at supermarket was