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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.
Updated: this report is based on update number 2.
- Earthquake magnitude 4.6M and depth 6.1km
- on 14/07/2012 12:52 UTC
- 2560000 people within 100km
Known identifiers for this event: usb000b60t (neicid)
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About casualties: 5
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Calculating thee global health consequences of the Fukushima nuclear disaster
Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:48:00 +0200
7/18/12 Radiation risks Radiation from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster may eventually cause approximately 130 deaths and 180 cases of cancer, mostly in Japan; researchers have calculated; the estimates have large uncertainty ranges, but contrast with previous claims that the radioactive....
People and organisations: Fukushima Daiichi
Japan to restart second reactor amid faultline concerns
Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:42:00 +0200
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will on Wednesday restart its second nuclear reactor after the Fukushima crisis closed the nation's atomic power plants, even as fresh concerns surfaced about the unit's positioning near a faultline. The Ohi No.4 reactor, 370 km (230 miles) west of Tokyo is scheduled to be restarted at 9 p.
People and organisations: Osamu Tsukimori
American Electric Power Co
Hokoriku Electric Power
Families flock to Fukushima beach after officials declare it safe to swim in sea 16 months after nuclear disaster
Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:41:00 +0200
About 1,000 people yesterday descended on Nakoso beach, about 40miles south of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, where three reactors melted down after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
People and organisations: Kyushu Electric
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