Fukushima citizen “Recent earthquake is something different”, Fukushima Diary, Jan. 9, 2012 [Emphasis Added]:
I think everyone has noticed it if they live in Fukushima since 311, and paid attention to earthquakes. Suddenly, the way of shaking has changed, isn’t it ? feels like something is exploding underground, like a bomb.
[...] It feels as if I was sleeping in the double bunk beds and someone knocked me up from the lower bunk. It comes up from the underground all of a sudden, like bang. [...]
I live in Ibaraki [Prefecture just south of Fukushima], but my family, and people around me feel the same way too. It’s not a normal earthquake, but a short quake as if something was exploding underground. I haven’t felt that quake for 40 years. It happens everyday.
“The only reason to deny the possibility of hydrovolcanic explosion underground is because the radiation level is not spiking up after the earthquake, but I doubt if the steam comes right above the epicenter.” -Mochizuki
Published: January 9th, 2012 at 8:28 am ET