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Miyagi fishery cooperative to export sea squirt to Hong Kong for the import regulation of S. Korea

Sea squirt [Wikipedia] will be exported to Hong Kong from this September. Japan is seeking for the new consumer base of marine products taken near Fukushima prefecture. (Cf, 5 Billion Bq

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Mushroom cloud western offshore of Japan

In the morning of 5/21/2014, explosive sound and a mushroom cloud were observed in Japanese western offshore. The location was the north of Kumejima island. The residents felt the ground

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M5.7 hit Okinawa offshore, 10km depth, Max seismic scale as 3~4

M5.7 hit Okinawa offshore. The depth of epicenter was 10km. No tsunami warning is announced. The max seismic scale was 3~4.   http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/     Iori Mochizuki Do you know

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[Express] “The moon looks so red in Okinawa”

Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous updates.   On 3/28/2013, Fukushima Diary reported strange quakes have been occurring in Okinawa since 3/19/2013. (cf, Strange quakes reported in Okinawa, “feel

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Strange quakes reported in Okinawa, “feel like something exploded”

  From 3/19 to 21, strange quakes were reported in Okinawa. From the survey of Okinawa times, it’s intermittently observed at least in 7 cities. Residents report windows and furniture

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Decontamination worker is recruited in Okinawa

In the far south remote island Okinawa, decontamination worker is recruited.  The working place is Fukushima. They are supposed to be paid 10,000 JPY a day with free dormitory and

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Fukushima sent snow to elementary schools in Okinawa

On 2/12/2013, Fukushima prefectural government sent two elementary students to Okinawa with snow (20 snowmans). The snow will be sent to two elementary schools in Okinawa. The prefectural governments have

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Radioactive plume reached far south island Okinawa from 3/25 to 4/25/2011

According to Instrumental research center of Ryukyu university, radioactive plume from Fukushima reached Okinawa from 3/25 to 4/25/2011. The measurement point was the 3rd floor of Ryukyu university building. They

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[Okinawa contamination] Fishing boat from Miyagi drifted to Okinawa, 1850km away

    It may concern you about the radioactive contamination in Okinawa. On 7/19/2012, Maritime Safety Agency in Okinawa announced they found fishing boat that drifted from Onagawa machi Miyagi

Natural disasters

M5.3 Amamioshima

M5.3 hit Amamioshima, which is an isolated island south to Kyushu.       Source     Iori Mochizuki