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Japan nuclear-free as last reactor shuts down

It's a shame that terrible disaster had to be the cause of extreme public outrage against nuclear power in Japan, but it is the fact. As last nuclear reactor began switching off yesterday, Japan will, for the second time since the Fukushima disaster,

September 16, 2013

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Typhoon Man-yi on course to Fukushima nuclear power plant

Japan officials issued a special warning of heavy rain as Typhoon Man-yi hit central Japan and moved toward the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. At the moment, Man-yi is generating heavy rain and wind gusts of more than 140 km/h. It is expected to pass over

September 16, 2013

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Tropical Storm Man-yi aims Japan

Tropical Storm Man-yi is spinning in west Pacific and it's forecast to slam Japan as Category 1 Typhoon in the next 24 hours. Widespread heavy rain is already battering south-east coast of Japan. A total of 100 to 200 mm (4 to 8 inches) of rain is forecast to

September 14, 2013

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Strong and very deep earthquake M 6.9 struck Izu Islands, Japan

A strong and very deep earthquake M 6.9 (JMA) struck Izu Islands, Japan, at 00:18 UTC on September 4, 2013. USGS measured it as M 6.5 at a depth of 407 km, JMA at 400 km. Epicenter was located at sea, 354 km (220 miles) SSW of Hachijo-jima and 635

September 04, 2013

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Strong earthquake M 6.0 struck near crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi plant

A strong earthquake registered as M 6.0 (JMA) on Richter scale struck northeastern Japan on August 4, 2013 at 03:28 UTC. JMA reported depth of 50 km. This earthquake was 41 km away from March 11, 2011 devastating M 9.0 "Tohoku earthquake" and about

August 04, 2013

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Fukushima operator admits radioactive leaks while more strong earthquakes strike around the plant

Operator of tsunami stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) admitted on Monday, July 22, 2013 that contaminated water had been seeping from damaged reactors into the Pacific (NYT). Though this was long suspected by experts, this is the first time

July 23, 2013

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Strong eruptions with vulcanian explosions continue at Sakurajima volcano, Japan

Strong volcanic activity that started at Sakurajima volcano, Japan on July 7, 2013 still continues. Throughout the night of July 15, 2013 explosions and ash emissions have been occurring with no pause. Thinner an thicker ash plumes were constantly emitted by the

July 16, 2013

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Tropical Storm Leepi (Emong) moves toward Japan

Tropical depression east of Philippines gained more strength and became Tropical Storm Leepi (Emong) on June 18, 2013. After moving offshore of the Philippines, Tropical Storm Leepi is headed north towards Taiwan. It is forecast to continue northeast toward

June 19, 2013

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Sakura-jima volcano, Japan produced one of the strongest and most violent explosions so far

Three powerful explosions at 22:05 and 23:58 UTC on June 12, and another at 4:26 UTC on June 13, 2013 announced the awakening of Sakura-jima volcano, Japan from it`s ten day slumber. The latest explosion on June 13, 2013, was especially violent, possibly one of the

June 15, 2013

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Yagi has weakened into a tropical depression

Tropical Storm Yagi lost its tropical characteristics. The system has weakened into a tropical depression and has slowed down in its northward movement south of Japan. Yagi no longer poses any direct threat to Japan. An upper-level low pressure area from the

June 12, 2013

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Pluming indicates new activity at Satsuma-Iojima volcano, Japan

A low level eruption is taking place at Satsuma-Iojima volcano, constructed on the NW margin of Kikai caldera, off the southern coast of Kyushu in Japan. Tokyo VAAC reported a thin plume reaching 8 km (27,000 ft) and extending west, on June 4, 2013. JMA (The

June 12, 2013

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Tropical Storm Yagi nears southern coast of Japan

Tropical Storm Yagi is moving northward towards the southern coast of Japan and that general motion is expected to continue for the next few days. The center of the early season Tropical Storm Yagi could approach and reach the coast between Tokyo and the

June 11, 2013

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Tropical Storm Yagi (Dante) aims Japan

Tropical Storm Yagi is forecasted to dramatically weaken by mid-week. Impacts will not be widespread across Japan. Even the risk of flooding across Japan should remain limited and local but the threat will still be there as moisture onflow pushes across the Kinki and

June 10, 2013

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Strong earthquake M 6.1 struck near east coast of Honshu, Japan

A strong earthquake M 6.1 struck near east coast of Honshu, Japan on May 18, 2013 at 05:48 UTC. Epicenter of the earthquake was located 50 km (31mi) NE of Namie, Japan and 61 km (38mi) ESE of Watari, Japan at coordinates 37.761°N 141.454°E.

May 18, 2013

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M 6.1 earthquake struck near Izu Islands, Japan

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake  (USGS) struck near Izu Island, Japan on April 21, 2013 at 03:22 UTC. The epicenter was located 360 km (223 miles) SSW of Hachijo-jima and 506 km (314 miles) SE of Shingu, Japan at coordinates 29.915°N,

April 21, 2013

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Shallow M 6.0 earthquake hit Honshu, Japan

Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) registered M 6.0 earthquake near Sumoto at Honshu Island, Japan, on April 12, 2013 at 20:33 UTC (April 13, 2013 at 05:33 local time). The epicenter was 9 km (5 miles) NW of Sumoto, Japan and 20 km (12 miles) NNE of Fukura, Japan

April 12, 2013

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Deadly levels of radiation found in food 225 miles from Fukushima: Media blackout on nuclear fallout continues

New data released by Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) shows once again that the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster is far from over. Despite a complete media blackout on the current situation, levels of Cesium-137 (Cs-137) and Cesium-134 (Cs-134)

April 08, 2013

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Magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit Hokkaido, Japan

Strong earthquake magnitude 6.9 (USGS) hit Hokkaido, Japan on February 2, 2013 at 14:17 UTC. Epicenter was located 109 km (68 miles) W (261°) from Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan and 844 km (525 miles) NNE (19°) from TOKYO, Japan at coordinates 42.812°N, 143.078°E.

February 02, 2013

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Strong earthquake M 7.3 struck off the east coast of Honshu, Japan - multiple strong aftershocks followed

Strong earthquake with recorded magnitude 7.3 struck off the east coast of Honshu, Japan on December 7, 2012 at 08:18 UTC according to USGS and EMSC. Epicenter was located 245 km (152 miles) SE of Kamaishi, Japan and 245 km (152 miles) ESE of Ofunato, Japan.

December 07, 2012

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M 6.2 off the east coast of Honshu, Japan

Strong and shallow earthquake M6.2 occurred on October 1 at 22:21:45 UTC off the east coast of Honshu, Japan. The epicenter was located 97 km (60 miles) ENE of Miyako (39.853°N, 143.047°E) at depth of 9.7 km (6.0 miles). JMA Japan reports a M6.3 at a depth of 10

October 01, 2012

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Jelawat loosing power, lots of damage left in Japan

Tropical Storm Jelawat is located approximately 70 nm west of Yokosuka and 105 nm south of Misawa, Japan and is accelerating northeastward at 39 knots (72 km/h)over the past six hours. The low-level circulation center (LLCC) has made landfall and is quickly tracking

October 01, 2012

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Jelawat slams into Japan

Jelawat has turned northward as forecast and is projected to turn northeastward this weekend with direct, dangerous impacts on Japan, bringing flooding rain, monstrous seas and damaging winds. Jelawat lost its supertyphoon characteristics on Friday. Typhoon Jelawat

September 28, 2012

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Super Typhoon Jelawat gusts up to nearly 300 km/h, heading toward Japan

Super Typhoon Jelawat in the Western Pacific is forecast to curve across Okinawa and the Japan mainland, bringing flooding rain, monstrous waves and damaging winds. The islands can be subject to damaging winds in excess of 120 km/h (75 mph), dangerous surf and seas

September 26, 2012

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Is Japan facing new Mount Fuji eruption?

The last time that Japanese volcano Mount Fuji erupted was back in 1707, known as the Hōei Eruption. The new readings from the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, reveal that the pressure is at 1.6 megapascals and it takes 0.1

September 09, 2012

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Japanese Anti-Nuclear movement protest entire government

Japanese Anti-Nuclear movement refuses to give up despite continued limits placed on them by the Tokyo Metro Police. Thousands of people in attendance protesting in solidarity. Video was recorded on August 24, 2012 and published August

August 26, 2012

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The new powerful explosions at Sakurajima volcano, Japan

Sakurajima volcano continues to be particularly active. The volcano has been having more than usual frequent and stronger explosions during the past months according to Volcano Discovery.The new powerful explosion occurred on July 24  from  the less frequ

July 25, 2012

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Thousands cut off by floods and landslides in Japan

More than 5,000 people have been cut off by landslides as more heavy rain and floods are forecast in southwestern Japan. More than 5400 people have been cut off by landslides since late Saturday as mudslides and fallen trees have cut roads and water supplies in the

July 16, 2012

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Oi nuclear plant, Japan - alarm went off during preparations to reboot the reactor

An alarm went off Tuesday night at the No. 3 reactor of the Oi nuclear power plant in Fukui Prefecture, indicating a minor problem, the plant operator and the government said Wednesday during preparations to reboot the reactor. It was the first sign of trouble since

June 29, 2012

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6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near east coast of Honshu, Japan

6.4 magnitude earthquake hit near east coast of Honshu, Japan on June 17, 2012 at 20:32 UTC (5:32 JST, June 18) according to USGS. Epicenter was located 115 km (72 miles) SE (142°) from Morioka, Honshu, Japan (38.894°N, 141.946°E). Recorded depth by usgs was 31.8

June 17, 2012

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Japan’s prime minister ordered restart of first two nuclear reactors

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda ordered the reactivation of two nuclear reactors at a plant in western Japan on Saturday, June 16th, making it the nation’s first plant to go back online since the start of nuclear crisis. All 50 of the country’s functional

June 16, 2012

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Japan earthquake HAARP - Sun, March 2011 analysis

Special Analysis of HAARP and Solar Activity regarding earthquakes felt here on the Earth, specifically targeting the Japan 2011 '9.0 Earthquake March 11', due to the myths and disinformation regarding HAARP, this video shows HAARP is clearly shown to follow solar

June 16, 2012

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More dead fish in Japan - thousands of sardines found dead in Miura city, Kanagawa

Last week we had a report of several tons of dead sardines found in Ohara fishing port in Isumi city Chiba, Japan and today Fukushima Diary is bringing our attention to another mass animal death.Approximately 10 thousand sardines were found dead on the beach in

June 16, 2012

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World shaking: Two strong and deep earthquakes struck South Pacific, Northern Italy still active... May 29, 2012

During last 12 hours two strong and deep earthquakes were recorded by seismograms in South Pacific region.On May 28, 2012 at 21:47 UTC magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Tonga. According to USGS epicenter was located 158 km (98 miles) NNW of NUKU`ALOFA, Tonga

May 29, 2012

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A new massive fault line discovered beneath Mount Fuji

A recently finished three-year study from Japan has discovered a new fault line running beneath Mount Fuji, which towers 3 776-meter (12 385 feet) above sea level. Analysis done on the fault line by the University of Tokyo shows the potential for a magnitude 7.0...

May 13, 2012

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Typhoon winds battering Japan

Winds of typhoon strength have swept over parts of Japan, making for travel chaos, reports said on Tuesday. Winds were clocked to 150 km/h (93 mp) in western Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) indicated. Winds at the Tokyo Haneda International Airport

April 04, 2012

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Magnitude 7.0 near Izu Island, Japan

We enters into 2012. with strong magnitude 7.0 earthquake that occur at 05:27:54 UTC near Izu Island, Japan with epicenter at 370 km (230 miles) according to Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA). Location of an epicenter was 242 km (150 miles) SW of Hachijo-jima, Izu

January 01, 2012

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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

November 23, 2011

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Tokyo to become dumping ground for radioactive rubble from Fukushima disaster

Authorities from Fukushima and other disaster-stricken areas in Japan say they do not have the capacity to process and dispose of all the radioactive rubble left over from the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck back in March.A large portion of that waste is

October 27, 2011

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Magnitude 6.1 - Hokkaido, Japan

According to USGS magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck today at at 08:02:37 UTC 17 km (10 miles) NE of Asahikawa, Hokkaido, 121 km (75 miles) NNW of Obihiro, 131 km (81 miles) NE of Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan and 941 km (584 miles) NNE of Tokyo (43.889°N, 142.477°E)

October 21, 2011

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Typhoon Roke makes landfall in central Japan

The 15th typhoon of the season landed near Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, at around 2 p.m., bringing strong winds and heavy rain to vast areas of western and northern Japan.Typhoon Roke is moving northeast after making landfall on the Pacific coast of central Japan.

September 22, 2011