8,560,000 Bq/m2 in Fukushima, 3 times worse than Chernobyl

It’s been 26 years since Chernobyl happened, but nothing has been improved, the sarcophagus needs a national budget of money to renovate. How much of Chernobyl is Fukushima ?

According to the report of Forestry Agency, Fukushima ground contamination is up to 3 times worse than Chernobyl.

The report is about the litter interception and soil in Bq/Kg and Bq/m2. It was published in March 2012.

In Namiemachi Futabagun, they measured 8,560,000 Bq/m2 of Cs-134/137. (litter interception and soil) The sample was taken on 10/25/2011. It’s about 9km from Fukushima plant.

Date : 10/25/2011

Location : Namiemachi Futabagun Fukushima

Cs-134 : 3,970,000 Bq/m2

Cs-137 : 4,590,000 Bq/m2

Total : 8,560,000 Bq/m2

Atmospheric dose : 43.00 μSv/h


In Belarus, the place where is more contaminated than 1,480,000Bq/Kg (cesium137) was defined as mandatory evacuation area.

To double the Belarus standard to make it close to the total of cesium 134 and 137, it becomes 2,960,000Bq/m2.

The graph below is to compare Namiemachi Fukushima to the mandatory evacuation area in Belarus, which shows the contamination situation is worse than no-man’s zone of Belarus by 289.19%.


8,560,000 Bq/m2 in Fukushima, 3 times worse than Chernobyl


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I am the writer of this website. About page remains in 2014. This is because my memory about 311 was clearer than now, 2023, and I think it can have a historical value. Now I'm living in Romania with 3 cats as an independent data scientist.
Actually, nothing has progressed in the plant since 2011. We still don't even know what is going on inside. They must keep cooling the crippled reactors by water, but additionally groundwater keeps flowing into the reactor buildings from the broken parts. This is why highly contaminated water is always produced more than it can circulate. Tepco is planning to officially discharge this water to the Pacific but Tritium is still remaining in it. They dilute this with seawater so that it is legally safe, but scientifically the same amount of radioactive tritium is contained. They say it is safe to discharge, but none of them have drunk it.