Tag "iwate"

Back to homepage
Breaking news Natural disasters

M5.7 occurred Iwate offshore

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M5.7 happened offshore Iwate prefecture at 14:32 of 2/2/2016 (JST). The depth of epicenter was 20km. Maximum seismic intensity was 4. The maximum seismic

Breaking news Natural disasters

Strong quakes successively hit North East Japan / Tepco publishing no reports on Fukushima plant status

On 2/17/2015, multiple major quakes hit North East Japan. The first one occurred at 8:06 JST, magnitude was 6.9. Epicenter was “Sanriku offshore”, depth was 10km. Japan meteorological agency announced Tsunami

Natural disasters

M5.8 earthquake hit N-E offshore of Japan / Seismic intensity 5 –

The earthquake of M5.8 hit North East offshore of Japan in the morning of 7/5/2014, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The epicenter was Iwate offshore. The depth was 50km. It

Natural disasters

M5.0 hit coastal area of Iwate

At 14:22 of 7/10/2013 (JST), M5.0 hit North coastal area of Iwate prefecture. The maximum seismic intensity was 4.   http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/ http://typhoon.yahoo.co.jp/weather/jp/earthquake/     Iori Mochizuki Thank you for your


4.1 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 measured from beverages produced in Iwate prefecture

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Cs-134/137 was measured from beverages in Iwate prefecture. Detecting Cs-134 proves the radioactive cesium is from Fukushima nuclear plant. The readings are


Cs-134/137 measured from apple juice of Aomori prefecture

A citizen’s researcher measured Cs-134/137 from apple juice. The puree is from the apples of Aomori prefecture, but the juice is from the apples of Aomori and Iwate prefecture. The


Cesium-134/137 from 89.29% of Fukushima burley and native leaf tabacco in 2012

According to JT (JAPAN TOBACCO INC.), Cs-134/137 was measured from 89.29% of Fukushima burley and native leaf tabacco (Dry) produced in 2012. The highest reading was 110.7 Bq/Kg (Cs-134 :


Second year disaster related deaths in Fukushima are 14 times much as Miyagi and Iwate

On 5/10/2013, Reconstruction Agency released the data about disaster related deaths. The counted cases are the deaths from the injuries due to 311. 51% of all the death cases are

Natural disasters

[Just in case] Strange shape of cloud in Morioka Iwate

In terms of accident prevention, Fukushima Diary reports this.   A strange shape of cloud was observed in Morioka Iwate. Iwate is one of the disaster areas of 311.  

Core removing struggle

Second core damage and major radiation discharge occurred in reactor1&3 from 3/20 to 3/23/2011

  On 3/6/2013, Tepco released their video record of their TV meeting from 3/16 to 4/11/2011. According to this record, 90% of the coolant water didn’t reach reactor1 in March