Source: Fairewinds Energy Education
Date: Dec. 9, 2012
There has been a seismic event 150 miles away from Fukushima. There are some reports of damage, but the spent fuel pools at the Fukushima Daiichi complex seem to be intact. We will bring more information to you as it becomes available.
— Cäsi & Pluto (@Entelchen) December 8, 2012
Tweet translated by Fukushima Diary:
A friend of mine heard from a photographer who was sent to take pictures of reactor4 that it looked like it was about to fall down. Fukushima workers tell it to each other “Come back safe” when they go to reactor4 they say. It scared me.
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Published: December 9th, 2012 at 2:09 pm ET
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