Saturday, July 9, 2011

Earthquake at 9:57AM JST on July 10 in Tohoku, Tsunami Warning

UPDATE from NHK blog tweet:

Tsunami caution has been lifted as of 11:45AM Japan Standard Time.

UPDATE from NHK blog tweet:

The first wave of tsunami observed at 10:28AM off the coast of Miyagi Prefecture. Tsunami will reach the coast between 10:30 and 11:00AM.


A Magnitude 7 (or the Japan's seismic intensity scale of 4) earthquake off the coast of Tohoku at 9:57AM JST on July 10.

Tsunami warning issued in Fukushima, Miyagi, and Iwate. Tsunami height expected in Fukushima at 50 centimeters. By now, the tsunami (if it materializes) should have reached Fukushima.

NHK Japanese news said there is a concern over the Mega Float moored at Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant. TEPCO has been moving the low contamination water from the Reactor 6 into the Mega Float.

The earthquake was reportedly felt even in Tokyo.


FigNewton said...

Yeah, felt it in Yokohama. It was long..

Thanks again for all your great research and work. The reports on food have been invaluable to me and my family. Thank you!

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