East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami – Day 2
Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant considering releasing air to lower the pressure of the container. 02:00JST
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@Helena_Arellano I am fine, thank you. Fukushima Nuclear Power Station is still in a delicate situation. Within 10km are evacuated now.
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RT @tekusuke: To our neighborhood living in Kanto region including Tokyo, power shortage in this evening will be unavoidable announced from power company.
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@Helena_Arellano The evacuation order was expanded from 3km to 10km. Abnormal radiations are being detected in the plant.
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12:30JST ANN Report says that Defense Force lost contact with its 300 men (rescue?) team.
posted at 12:41:59
No power, No heat, No light in a shelter in Kesenuma, Japan under freezing temperature. 300 to 400 people there. #earthquake
posted at 12:46:01
Looks like Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant’s situation deteriorating. Now fuel rod is exposed over the water. (ANN 13:23)
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English/Chinese/Korean etc. Translation Service for affected foreigners now available 24h a day. Call 050-5814-7230 for assistance #jpquake
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If you do not know, that is a very extraordinary measure. Usually only pure water is used so it will not corrupt things. @_nat_en
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16:00 Explosion sound is heard at Fukushima 1 NP. White smoke seen. The authority is investigating it. #jpquake
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15:36 Blast happend in the Fukushima 1 NP.
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Close window, door, stop ventilation.
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Edano Chief Cabinet Secretary will do the news briefing at 18:00JST
posted at 17:36:30
We still do not know the details of the blast.
posted at 17:58:05
No new info from the Cabinet Secretary nor NISA at this time. Just “Blast happened. Stay tuned.”
posted at 18:05:45
Going to get some food.
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The govt ordered evacuation of people within 20km of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plants. #jpquake
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IAEA will have emergency meeting from 8:00pm JST
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RT @Touruma: The blast was not of reactor core. Hydrogen released out of the core into the next building reacted with O2, causing the blast, said JCCM.
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One sentence mail from Fukushima NP worker, a friend of @tutuwo_kurata: “Even if we die, we will not let the melt-down happen.”
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Miyagi Prefecture announced that 10K people, half of the population, missing from Minami Sanriku Town. #jpquake
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OK. Another one coming.
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Another warning for quake now.
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