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Earthquake Updates as of April 11, 2011

There was a large aftershock (M7.1) on April 11 at 17:16pm Japan time. A tsunami warning was issued, but it was cancelled. Reactors #1, #2, and #3 at Fukushima Dai-ichi temporarily lost external power. Water injection was interrupted between 17:16 … Continue reading

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Earthquake Updates as of April 8, 2011

There was a large aftershock on April 7 at 11:32pm Japan time. A tsunami warning was issued, but no tsunami came so it was cancelled. There have been reports of power outages in several places in Tohoku. Some reactors in … Continue reading

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Earthquake Updates as of March 25, 2011

This report was written by Yoshimitsu Okada, President of the National Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention (in Tsukuba). It has some quirky English, but it is very informative. http://www.bosai.go.jp/e/international/110325/Preliminary_report.pdf

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Earthquake Updates

Earthquake in Shizuoka. 6.0 magnitude. No damage to Tsukuba expected (according to Shaney who is in Tsukuba now). (Updated March 15, 2011 at 23:18) According to the NHK News website, the chances of an aftershock of magnitude 7 or more … Continue reading

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