In Japan assess the damage from a powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.6

According to Japanese seismological center, the earthquake occurred on the territory of the country this morning, was 6.6 on the Richter scale. The earthquake occurred in the Tottori Prefecture, the epicenter lies at a depth of 10 kilometers in the center of the Prefecture. According to the authorities at the moment we know about the 6 victims, one of whom is in serious condition.

In the Centre of environmental technology, Ninjatage for the production of uranium-238 in the Japanese Okayama Prefecture after the earthquake occurred off the power supply. Nuclear center within 50 minutes supplied with electricity from the emergency generator.

In the nuclear center, Singatoka studies on recycling spent nuclear fuel. According to representatives of the center, no failures and accidents did not happen.

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According to residents, the tremors were so strong that it was difficult to stay on his feet. The earthquake was felt in 31 of the 47 prefectures of Japan. After the earthquake, the ongoing aftershocks of lesser strength. According to Japanese seismologists, they will last another week.

When the earthquake was stopped three trains on the great Seto bridge between the Japanese Islands of Honshu and Shikoku. The trains were 430 passengers, anybody from them has not suffered.

Of the affected areas report that damaged many buildings, roads, bridges, infrastructure. In some places the fires began, more than 32 thousand families were left without electricity.

The Ikata nuclear power plant, nuclear power plant Takahama and Mihama nuclear power plants, measurements were taken of radiation levels, anomalies were not identified.

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