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Japan declares 'nuclear emergency' after quake - PART 2

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posted on Apr, 18 2016 @ 09:47 AM
Heres a good article on the nuclear power plants that are the closest to fault lines and could easily experience a Fuku moment, one of them being Sendai not far from the current string of EQs in southern Japan.

posted on Apr, 18 2016 @ 10:14 AM
a reply to: zworld -- thank you for this RT article. I have been looking for a detailed map of the region around Kyushu's Sendai reactor, ever since I heard from the BBC two days ago that the larger of the 2 recent Kyushu earthquakes caused leaks in a dam near the earthquake epicenter. I am trying to find out if the cracked dam there is on a river upstream from any of the three nuclear reactors that are located on Kyushu. The Guardian online newspaper, Saturday April 16, 2016: about 200 people were evacuated from the village of Nishimura as the Okirihata Dam was reported to be under structural strain... Then, CNN International live TV reported Friday (California time) that vast amounts of rain are expected in Kyushu by Sunday, local time in Kyushu. So, my question is then is the river that this cracked dam is on upriver from any of the three Kyushu nuclear power plants?

Here is a Reuters earthquake update article from this morning, which specifies the locations of the three nuclear reactors on Kyushu:

edit on 4/18/2016 by Uphill because: Added links.

posted on Apr, 18 2016 @ 12:12 PM
And from the "we sure as heck don't need this" department.


"TOKYO -- Seismic activity in southern Japan is mystifying geologists and keeping the nation on edge.

The island of Kyushu has been struck by a series of significant earthquakes, with the epicenters moving progressively further inland. The cluster started with the deadly quakes that hit Kumamoto Prefecture last Thursday and Saturday. Temblors subsequently rocked the Mount Aso region and neighboring Oita Prefecture.

There is a known concentration of faults in the area. Still, experts say it is highly unusual to have a string of quakes measuring around magnitude 6 and stretching over such a vast area. The epicenter of the Oita jolt was about 100km away from the first Kumamoto quake."

More at da link.....

One more link..

Splitting the island in half?

"Over the past 48 hours, our planet has been hit by literally dozens of earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 or greater, and scientists are acknowledging that what is taking place is highly unusual. This strange shaking began toward the end of last week when the globe was struck by five major earthquakes over the space of just two days, and over the weekend the seismic activity just continued to escalate.

Very early on Saturday, Japan's southern island of Kyushu was hit by a magnitude 7.3 earthquake, and on Saturday night a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck off Ecuador's Pacific coast. It was the worst earthquake that Ecuador had experienced since 1979, and it was followed by at least 163 aftershocks. Unfortunately, there are indications that what we have seen so far may be just the beginning."

More at the link...
edit on 18-4-2016 by matadoor because: More content.

posted on Apr, 18 2016 @ 01:42 PM
From the "That is the stupidest thing I have ever heard" department....

"Japan’s atomic regulator will not shut down the nation’s only operating nuclear plant on earthquake-hit Kyushu island, despite concerns of a repeat of the Fukushima crisis."


More at the link....

posted on Apr, 18 2016 @ 06:47 PM
And the hits just keep on coming.
Just imagine the odds of the recent earthquakes being near the only remaining active nuclear power plants in Japan.

Of interest, especially in light of the recent uptick in 'major' earthquakes worldwide. According to the Phage (entity), there is no correlation between sunspots, CMEs and earthquakes. Considering that many intelligent members here on ATS think that Phage is an AI (Artificial Intelligence social awareness experiment) program invented/authored by Skeptic and Springer, we offer this video from our friend Jessie in the spirit of honoring Phage for his/her/its steadfastness to the party line. We thank you and look forward to the expected pre-programed response…LOL…just funning with you, Phage.

Published on Apr 18, 2016
Solar and Quake Links @

SOLAR FLARE UPDATE: NOAA forecasters say that a CME hurled into space by today's M6.7-flare might deliver a glancing blow to Earth's magnetic field on April 20th.

High-latitude sky watchers should be alert for auroras during a possible G1-class geomagnetic storm.

BIG SUNSPOT ERUPTS: Surprise! Quiet sunspot AR2529 isn't so quiet, after all. The heart-shaped active region erupted on April 18th (00:39 UT), producing a strong M6.7-class solar flare. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded the flare's extreme ultraviolet flash.

posted on Apr, 20 2016 @ 09:44 AM
a reply to: Uphill

Uphill, no, the swarm in Kyushu is in the center and Sendai is on the west coast. But that whole area is showing signs of unrest, both EQs and volcanoes, and its only a matter of time before something does do damage.

They just had a 6.1 (Japan rating, usgs gave it a 5.8) about 40 miles from Fuku.

The whole Ring of Fire is starting to explode at the same time that numerous countries around the world are starting to build new reactors.

Heaven help us......please.

posted on Apr, 20 2016 @ 03:10 PM
6.1 hits near Fuk......

"REUTERS/KyodoJapan-earthquakeA man walks near a damaged road caused by an earthquake in Mashiki town, Kumamoto

Japan was plunged into fresh panic today as a 6.1 magnitude tremor hit the northern coast - the third major earthquake within a week.

The tremors struck near the northern island on Honshu around 60 miles southeast on Sendai.

To the dismay of rattled survivors, the latest quake happened close to the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster - which saw 15,000 killed in March 2011.

No tsunami warnings have been issued on this occasion."

More at the link...

posted on Apr, 26 2016 @ 07:50 AM
30 years after Chernobyl, big G says we should phase out nukes....

"Thirty years after Chernobyl former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev remains haunted by the world's greatest ever industrial catastrophe, writes Linda Pentz Gunter. Now 85 and a committed environmentalist, he's still campaigning to bring the failed nuclear experiment to an end before further disasters follow, and encouraging a clean, efficient and renewable global energy economy."

More at the link...

posted on Apr, 27 2016 @ 10:02 AM
As if we didnt have enough to worry about, since 2008 there have backdoors in a reactors computer system in Germany. Yikes. Forget about a tsunami, someone could do the same by pushing some buttons.

German nuclear plant in Bavaria infected with malware, logins compromised

posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 08:14 AM
"Scotty, engage the ice wall!!!!"

"This sounds like the plot of a Kaiju B-movie, but it’s real. The operators of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant have activated a refrigerating system that summons a massive subterranean ice wall around the damaged reactors.
Japan is still dealing with the aftermath of the earthquake and subsequent Tsunami that struck the country in 2011.

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant suffered a massive meltdown and authorities have been trying to neutralize it since the tragedy. Because of the scale of the damage and the enormous risks involved, the whole decommissioning process is set to take decades."

More at the link...

posted on Apr, 28 2016 @ 09:31 AM
A recent study stated that wildlife was thriving around Chernobyl.. Its true that certain species are growing in numbers, but thats because no humans are around to kill them. It doesnt speak to the health of the herd. The following study from one of the worlds leaders in the field looks at health conditions in both Fuku and Chernobyl and finds that the health of the animals is not good at all.

posted on Apr, 29 2016 @ 02:06 PM
Update on the Sendai nuke plant thats on the same island that had the 7.3 couple weeks ago.

Nuclear power plant stays online in Japan despite 1,000 quakes, public concern

posted on Apr, 29 2016 @ 05:28 PM
a reply to: zworld

Z, there are $92.6 Million reasons a month for keeping it online.

I am now SERIOUSLY worried about PC.


posted on Apr, 30 2016 @ 10:29 AM

originally posted by: matadoor
a reply to: zworld

I am now SERIOUSLY worried about PC.


Me too. Long time gone now. I pray all is well.

posted on Apr, 30 2016 @ 08:49 PM
a reply to: matadoor

I am now SERIOUSLY worried about PC.

PC? Not political correctness. So what is it?



posted on Apr, 30 2016 @ 09:35 PM
a reply to: pheonix358

Purple Chive was part of the original gang posting
in regards to the Fukushima Disaster.

edit on 3042016 by Ektar because: left out info

posted on Apr, 30 2016 @ 10:14 PM

edit on 30/4/2016 by thorfourwinds because: nopic

posted on Apr, 30 2016 @ 11:23 PM
Thank you Ektar. He has been absent for a long time.

I have two questions.

How fast will molten cores sink into the Earth's crust and

how deep does it have to go before it is no longer a threat.

These questions assume it does not go bang before hand.


posted on May, 2 2016 @ 09:49 AM
Here we go again. Sakurajima volcano in Kyushu, situated 50 kilometres from the Sendai nuclear plant, resumed activity, erupting multiple times. Japan is playing Russian roulette.

posted on May, 3 2016 @ 09:47 AM

originally posted by: matadoor
"Scotty, engage the ice wall!!!!".

M, here's some interesting stuff from ENE concerning the ice wall. A couple of quotes;

 [TEPCO] has a plan to freeze soil around the plant… this idea may not be sustainable… over the 200-year period that will be required for the reactors to be decommissioned.

 water pressure could increase the effective stress of the ground and result in movements and the formation of fractures

Fukushima No. 1 plant’s ice wall won’t be watertight, says chief architect… Even if the frozen barrier… works as envisioned, it will not completely block all water… because of gaps in the wall

The NRA warned earlier that if the groundwater levels within the [ice] walls is reduced excessively by blocking the flow from outside, highly contaminated water within the buildings could seep out as a result.

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