Recent Japan Magnitude 6 Earthquake & Japan’s “Most Dangerous Nuclear Power Plant”: A Reminder of Japan’s Deadly Conjunction of High Seismicity & Nuclear Power

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On the 4th of May, UTC and the 5th of May in Japan, a Magnitude 6 Earthquake rattled Tokyo and caused injuries. The earthquake was located equidistant between Tokyo and what has been called “the most dangerous nuclear power plant in Japan, ” the Hama’oka Nuclear Power Plant.
Hamaoka NPP-May 2014 earthquake-Tokyo
Magnitude 6 earthquake, 4th of May 2014(UTC), in relation to the Hama’oka Japan Nuclear Power Plant and Tokyo, based on the original USGS maps
From Wikipedia:
The Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant (浜岡原子力発電所 Hamaoka Genshiryoku Hatsudensho, Hamaoka NPP) is a nuclear power plant located in Omaezaki city, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Japan’s east coast, 200 km south-west of Tokyo. It is managed by the Chubu Electric Power Company. There are five units contained at a single site with a net area of 1.6 km2 (395 acres).[1] A sixth unit began construction on December 22, 2008. On January 30, 2009, Hamaoka-1 and…

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