No abnormalities detected at Japan's Fukushima Power Plant after 6.2 earthquake
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  • 00:25 05 August 2019

No abnormalities detected at Japan's Fukushima Power Plant after 6.2 earthquake

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which in 2011 experienced the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, confirmed to the Kyodo news agency on 4 August that the recent 6.2 magnitude quake did not cause any abnormalities at the power plant, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
No abnormalities have been detected at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the Kyodo news agency said with a reference to TEPCO.

Earlier in the day, Japan Meteorological Agency informed of a 6.2 magnitude earthquake with a 50 kilometre-deep (31 miles) epicentre off Japan's north-east coast in the vicinity of Fukushima, adding that there was no danger of a tsunami. One person has been reported injured.

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