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Fukushima nuclear crisis

Standard Page | 2012-02-20 at 13:36

On 11 March 2011 a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, followed by a tsunami that slammed the country’s eastern coast, destroying communities and taking the lives of tens of thousands of people. The event led to the biggest...

Fukushima nuclear crisis timeline

Standard Page | 2012-02-20 at 14:00

March 2011 a magnitude 9.0 earthquake strikes off the east coast of Japan. A large tsunami follows. External power is lost at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant; back-up generators also go down. Find out how the Fukushima nuclear disaster...

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