Alert: Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes off Fukushima in Japan

Monday, November 21, 2016 by

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes off Fukushima in Japan, tsunami warning issued.


We are still waiting for more information to come in, but it is the same area where a powerful quake shook the country for nearly six minutes on March 11, 2011.
More than 20-thousand people died or went missing that day. The quake also damaged the Fukushima nuclear reactor, knocking out the cooling system and causing a reactor fuel meltdown. Deadly radiation leaked into the sea and surrounding area.

It was the worst nuclear disaster since the Chernobyl incident in 1986.

Read more at: Kwqc.com



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