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Old 11-21-2016, 07:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Fukushima-area eathquake and tsunami warning at the coast of Fukushima Prefecture.

Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant after another magnitude 6.9-7.3 earthquake and expected tsunami...

https://twitter.com/japantimes/statu...7Ctwgr%5Etweet

Phew. there's gotta be a better and safer way Japan can create power and not be vulnerable to sporadic but inevitable natural disasters.

Cooling system restored at Fukushima nuclear plant - News - NHK WORLD - English

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Well, there's Thorium, but then they wouldn't be able to reprocess the MOX.
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The government says we don't need thorium, we need fuel for nuclear weapons.
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Phew. there's gotta be a better and safer way Japan can create power and not be vulnerable to sporadic but inevitable natural disasters.
Well, they could follow the advice of the 16th century (?) shoguns who put up marker stones along the coast, saying "Don't build below this point." On Stones in Japan, Tsunami Warnings
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Well, they could follow the advice of the 16th century (?) shoguns who put up marker stones along the coast, saying "Don't build below this point." On Stones in Japan, Tsunami Warnings
“High dwellings are the peace and harmony of our descendants,” uh, maybe the subsequent tsunamis probably knocked them down. https://si.wsj.net/public/resources/...0915150421.jpg
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I lived near fukushima from 2003 to 2006, some of those tsunami warning stones seem like they are approximately 2 miles inland and some were placed as far back as 600 years ago.
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Quake Watch

They have now called six for six. They shifted the prediction to Japan from further North two hours before the 6.2 quake on November the 11th.

Their earthquake prediction app is in beta right now.

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