Two Quakes Hit Offshore Of Fukushima Daiichi

Two moderate quakes hit offshore of Fukushima Daiichi today.

The Japan Meteorological Agency says the first earthquake struck at 9:45 p.m. JST (8:45 a.m. EDT in the U.S.) and registered a magnitude of 5.0. The second quake, a slightly stronger magnitude-5.2 tremor, struck 46 minutes later.”

The quakes were about 50km deep, no tsunami alerts issued.
Both monitoring cameras at the plant didn’t show any obvious signs of anything changed. No clear reports of conditions at the plant have been released by TEPCO.
The quake strength isn’t unusual, the close time frame is.


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