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I-131 detected 9km NW of Fukushima plant 2.5 hours before the first venting of reactor1

According to METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry), I-131 was measured in Namiemachi 2.5 hours before the first venting of reactor1. The sample was the dust in atmosphere. The

Natural disasters

13 quakes hit offshore Sanriku on 4/2/2013, all 10km deep

Since the M6.7 at 3:53:11 of 4/2/2013, 13 earthquakes had hit off the coast of Sanriku on 4/2/2013. Epicenter depth of all the quakes were 10km. This is also the


Mass death of fish found in Shizuoka and Akita, reason not verified yet

From 4/1/2013 to 4/2/2013, 11,000 of young sweetfish were found dead in Hamamatsu city Shizuoka. About 10,000 was found on 4/1, 1,000 was found on 4/2 in Tenryu gawa. River


Radioactivity density of sub-drain in reactor1 remaining in high level

On 3/7/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “Radiation level in sub-drain of reactor1 and 2 picking up [URL]” According to Tepco, the radioactivity density is still staying high. (When you look at


White cell count of Japanese macaque in Fukushima city significantly decreased

(Wikipedia) On 10/10/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “25,000 Bq/Kg from macaques April 2011, it dropped once but rose again to this spring [URL]”. From the further research of Prof. Hayama from


Plant dust monitoring post alarmed, Fukushima workers ordered to wear full-face mask

At 16:41 of 4/3/2013 (JST), Tepco sent an emergency email to the journalists. <Translate> At 15:55 of 4/3/2013, the continuous dust monitoring post at the main entrance of Fukushima plant