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Japan Nuclear Tribulations

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Published by: Dr. Krishan K. Pandey on Apr 09, 2011
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Japan’s Nuclear
TribulationsThe Global Impact
Dr. Ugur GUVEN
Aerospace Engineer
Nuclear Science and Technology EngineerGA TRIGA / MARK II Nuclear Reactor Certification
 
2011 Tohoku Earthquake
On March 11,2011 at14:45 PT, an earthquakewith a magnitude of 9took place off the coast of Japan.
According to the USGeological Survey, theoverall duration of theearth quake was close to6 minutes. Over 15,000people have died andaround 18,0000 peopleare unaccounted for.
 
2011 Japan Earthquake
It was the 5
th
biggest quake in the recorded history
It is the most powerful earthquake in Japan, sincerecorded history of seismic activity from 1900
Earthquakes of this magnitude like this hadn'thappened in Japan for the last 1000 years
It moved the Japanese mainland closer to US by 18 feet
The destructive power was 1 million times thecombined power of and Nagasaki

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