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Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Shakes Tokyo but Fukushima Nuclear Plant Undamaged via International Business Times

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake has hit Tokyo, shaking buildings across the city and causing train services to be suspended. Radio broadcaster Jason Morrison tweeted events as they happened. He said he felt the earthquake from the high rise hotel he was … Continue reading

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6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Of Fukushima, Japan via Inernational Business Times

UPDATE, 6:10 EDT: Small tsunami of 20 cm recorded in Miyagi prefecture, north of Fukushima, no major damage. Residents have been ordered to evacuate coastal towns. Original Story A 6.8 magnitude earthquake rumbled off Japan’s northern coast early Saturday morning. The … Continue reading

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4.7 earthquake in Slovenia, Italy, nr nuclear plant via RT

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake has struck Slovenia southwest of the country’s capital, Ljubljana, at a depth of 2 kilometers. The earthquake took place about 200 kilometers from a nuclear power plant at Krško, a town in eastern Slovenia. The plant is … Continue reading

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Two Earthquakes Strike Eastern Japan Near Fukushima Nuclear Site via International Business Times

Two shallow earthquakes have struck eastern Japan near the Fukushima nuclear disaster site. A 5.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded 80km southwest of Fukushima and was shortly followed by a 3.6 magnitude earthquake in the same area, the Japan Meteorological Agency … Continue reading

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Magnitude-5.3 earthquake hits Japan’s Fukushima via USA Today

A magnitude-5.3 earthquake has hit the Japanese prefecture that is home to the nuclear power plant crippled in the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck early Friday at a depth of about 13 … Continue reading

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Earthquake rattles near Iran’s nuclear reactor in Bushehr via the Washington Times

A moderate earthquake hit near Iran’s main nuclear reactor near Bushehr on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of damages or deaths. Iran’s state-run media reported that the quake had a magnitude of 5.1. It occurred near Kaki, 60 … Continue reading

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Quake hits near Iran’s nuclear city Bushehr, 37 dead via Reuters

(Reuters) – A powerful earthquake struck close to Iran’s only nuclear power station on Tuesday, killing 37 people and injuring 850 as it destroyed homes and devastated two small villages, Iranian media reported. […] Across the Gulf, offices in Qatar … Continue reading

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Quake, 6.3 magnitude, strikes near Iran’s nuclear city Bushehr via LBCI News

An earthquake measuring magnitude 6.3 struck on Tuesday 66 miles southeast of the city of Bushehr in Iran, where the country’s only nuclear power station is based, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. […] There was no immediate word on damages. … Continue reading

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Calif. Quake Felt at Diablo Canyon Over Weekend, Reactors Remain Online via Nuclear Power Industry News

Operators at the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant felt a 5.3 magnitude earthquake in central California over the weekend, but it did not trip the reactors or cause any damage at the plant. Nonetheless, the shaking prompted an unusual event notification … Continue reading

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Fukushima probes leave questions via The Japan Times

The final report handed in Monday by the government panel appointed to investigate the Fukushima nuclear disaster wraps up the work of the three major probes, but many questions remain unanswered. Key among them is whether the 9.0-magnitude Great East … Continue reading

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