Plutonium detected under 70 miles from Tokyo -Gov’t

Published: January 20th, 2012 at 6:22 pm ET
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Title: Readings of Sea Area Monitoring at offshore of Ibaraki Prefecture
Source: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Release Date: Jan 20, 2012

Sample taken: 2011/9/8; Location: 36º 25.0′ N  140º 43.0′ E; Depth: 49 meters

  • Pu-238: 0.015 Bq/kg
  • Pu-239 + 240: 0.97 Bq/kg
  • Am-241: 0.50 Bq/kg

h/t Fukushima Diary

Published: January 20th, 2012 at 6:22 pm ET
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