All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘5.3 earthquake’

5.3-Magnitude Earthquake: No Damage to Nuclear Plant

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 shook the island of Japan at about 1:25 EDT (2:25 am Friday Japan time), and the troubled and now famous Fukushima Nuclear Plant. However Reuters reports that Tokyo Electric is quoted in Japanese media saying there is no damage to the plant and no tsunami warnings have been issued. The focus of the …

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5.3 Earthquake Rocks Japan’s Power Plant Prefecture

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 on the Richter scale hit the Fukushima Prefecture early this morning at a depth of about 13 miles, but officials say the equipment is stable for now. The plant was heavily damaged in 2011 after an earthquake and tsunami hit and caused three reactors to melt; a cooling plant was also affected. Since …

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