6.1 (5.9) magnitude struck near Fukushima, Japan

UPDATE: USGS has revised magnitude to 6.1

A strong earthquake has struck near the Japan nuclear power plant that was hit by a tsunami earlier this year. There are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.



The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-5.9 6.1 quake struck Thursday morning 101 kilometers (62 miles) east of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant (37.374°N, 141.510°E). The quake struck at a depth of 37.7 km (23.4 miles). The quake hit 44 kilometers (2151 miles) northeast of Tokyo. Japan Meteorological Agency recorded 6.0 magnitude at depth of 30km (18.6 miles).



The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not immediately issue a tsunami alert.

 

Tags: fukushima, japan

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Bug-Out-Joe 8 years ago

Please know that this news, fresh in from this morning, Thursday 26th April, spells the end of the human race as we know it - this is the slow motion start of an MEE - a Mass Extinction Event - Already your Government agencies and people in the upper echelons of managing and running the human race have now been given the evacuation warning and they will be as of late today (Thu-26th-Apr) hurriedly packing their bags and belongings and organizing their transport to their already per-arranged Southern Hemisphere bug-out locations. Because the Northern Hemisphere will within less than a week rapidly begin to accumulate lethal levels of radiation. http://akiomatsumura.com/2012/04/682.html http://EndtheLie.com/2012/04/21/fukushima-is-falling-apart-are-you-ready/#ixzz1sjCSJ7yc Once you have taken a read of these two articles - which in short explain that spent fuel reactor 4 is holding 1500 fuel rods, some fresh, (they were about to be placed into a reactor in march before the quake and tsunami struck) MOX 6% plutonium are stirring in a banged-up rickety "cooling" pool 100 feet up off the ground in a leaky concrete structure that is being propped-up by metal stilts to hold the thing together. They were very worried that strong winds could blow the thing over. If those 1500 rods become exposed to air, like they would if the thing goes guts-up, they will within hours ignite and reach temperatures that will consume the neighboring 3-reactor and then ignite the entire site - this will release levels of radiation into the atmosphere that begs description. Today's quake was roughly 5 .........Guys and Girls.........take my word for it......that sucker has gone ass-up .....it's Thursday afternoon now and there is a smashed up thermonuclear molten mass working up a storm right now. And it is about to kill us all - Take time - make time - to love those around you - spend what time we have left just to love and be the best human you can be before going out ..let's not be like the human PIGS responsible for this -- PIGS to the core of their festered and rotting souls and I don't mean just TEPCO or the Japanese government ...I mean the whole gang running our show-- Let's all be loving,caring and gracious to the last, let's make the months we have left courageous and caring and defiantly go out as a noble species. Let's not let the bags of excrement that did this to us ruin us in our final moments.

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