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Breaking news Natural disasters

M5.6 hit greater Tokyo area / Maximum seismic intensity 5-

At 14:28 of 5/25/2015 (JST), M5.6 occurred in the north of Tokyo, Japan Meteorological Agency reported. The epicenter was in the Northern area of Saitama prefecture. However the highest seismic

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

Cs-134/137 detected double as food safety limit from water purification plant soil in Saitama

Photo : Piled radioactive soil from Okubo water purification plant in Saitama. Taken in 8. 2011.    190 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was detected from water purification plant soil in Saitama

Breaking news Confirmed effects Health

Thyroid abnormality found among 63% of children in 5 prefectures of Kanto area

Thyroid abnormality was found among 63% of children living in Kanto area, according to a citizen’s organization.   The organization was established by parents in Ibaraki or Chiba prefectures. They

Effects to be confirmed Health

Radiation measurer has bleeding inside of his nail after measuring vacuum cleaner dirt – Photo

A radiation measurer tweeted the picture of his bleeding inside his nail. He also commented other health symptoms. The measurer has been publishing a lot of independent analysis results and

Domestic and global Environment Ecology

126 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 from sandbox in a park of Tokyo

Photo : From google street view of the sampling location   A citizen’s radiation measurement station in Saitama measured significantly high level of radiation in sand of a park in


197 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 measured from sandals left outside since 2011 in Tokyo

197 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 was detected from the sandals in Tokyo, according to a citizen’s radiation measurement station in Saitama. This is approx. as double as the safety limit of


42 Bq/Kg from the insoles of elementary school student’s shoes in Saitama

  A citizen’s radiation monitoring station in Saitama tweeted that they measured the significant level of radioactive material from inside of elementary school student’s shoes.   The sample was the

Natural disasters

M4.9 hit Kanto region again / Maximum seismic intensity 4

  M4.9 hit Kanto region at 8:35 AM on 5/13/2014 (JST). The epicenter was North West part of Chiba prefecture. The depth was 80km. However the maximum seismic intensity was


[Twitter post] Snow in Iitate mura and Saitama look blue

There have been some posts on Twitter to say snow looks blue in Iitate mura and Chichibu city Saitama. The reason is not verified.   ↓ Chichibu city Saitama 2/25/2014


[Photos] Malformed persimmon mass-generated in Tokyo and Saitama

Note : If you are from the international mass media, Don’t read this site before taking a contact with me.     People in Saitama and Tokyo were shocked to