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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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Tepco to stop coolant system of SFP in reactor3 from 12/12 to 12/18 in the risk of aftershock after M7.4

At 14:02 of 12/12/2012, Tepco stopped the coolant system of SFP in reactor3 to add valves and check clack valves. It will be stopped until 12/18 while Meteorological agency is

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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