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Meteorological agency warns to stay alert to further aftershocks

On the regular press conference of Meteorological agency held on 12/20/2012, the director Hatori warned to stay alert to strong aftershock that may cause Tsunami. As to the M7.4 on

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The M7.4 of 12/7/2012 was actually 2 continuous different earthquakes

About the M7.4 of 12/7/2012, Earthquake Research Committee of the government announced it was two continuous earthquakes which are separated. According to the analysis of meteorological agency and Earthquake Research

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Meteorological agency revised the M7.3 to be M7.4, “It was something different from a simple outerrise earthquake”

On 12/7/2012, Fukushima diary reported the M7.3 was an outerrise earthquake. [Link] However, Japan meteorological agency corrected themselves to state it wasn’t M7.3, it was M7.4 and it wasn’t a

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32 quakes in 48 hours after M7.3 of 12/7/2012, it was 38 after 3/9/2011 “39th quake was 311”

So far, 32 earthquakes occurred within 48 hours after the M7.3 of 12/7/2012. After M7.3 of 3/9/2011, 38 quakes occurred within 48 hours. After the quakes stopped for 7 hours,


[Express] “Cables were unplugged, pressure temporarily went out of control after M7.3”

Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous update. 一応、現段階では7日の地震によるフクイチの緊急速報は入ってきていません。ただ、ケーブル外れや一時的に圧力コントロールできなくなったなどの情報は入っていました。その情報が入ってきている最中にもやはり東電も国も「異常なし」との見解を発表してました。恐ろしい世界だな、と心底感じました — うちゃかさん (@sayakaiurani) 12月 9, 2012 <Translate> (An anonymous source from the inside of the government) At this moment, none of

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Hydrogen concentration of reactor1 still keeps increasing

On 12/8/2012, Fukushima Diary reported increasing hydrogen concentration at reactor1. [Link] It’s still increasing, and it’s reaching nearly 0.30 vol%. Source     Iori Mochizuki _____ Français : La concentration

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Researcher, “Stay cautious for another major earthquake for more 2 ~ 3 days”

As to the M7.3 earthquake, Researcher, Tsuji from building research institute warned we need to stay cautious for another major earthquake for more 2 or 3 days. In offshore of

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[Column] 5 Lessons learnt from M7.3 of 12/7/2012

M7.3 and the series of aftershocks hit coastal area of North Japan. According to Japan meteorological agency, it was not the end, it hasn’t even begun yet. They expect M8.0


Nuclear Regulation Authority collected principal members for emergency “just in case”

Having the M7.3 on 12/7/2012, Nuclear Regulation Authority collected principal members including the chairman Tanaka in the facilities of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, where emergency response system (ERC)