6.1M Taiwan Quake Near 3 Nuke Plants <UPDATE – It is 7.2M

31 05 2016

Thar She Blows!

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About the Chi-lung Port there (black square on the map).

About the nuke plants:

rad33red Chin Shan NPP – built in 1978

rad33red Kuosheng NPP – it’s a Mark III – what could go wrong?  Bonus: accident simulation paper

rad33red Lungmen NPP – a GE-Toshiba-Hitachi brainchild

Mining Awareness says it’s a 7.2M!

Taiwan Reports 7.2 M Offshore Earthquake; An Exceptionally Bad Location for Nuclear Power Stations Due to Earthquake-Tsunami Hazard

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South China Morning Post7.2-magnitude earthquake shakes parts of Taiwan, including Taipei

Focus Taiwan Magnitude 7.2 earthquake strongest since 1999 killer quake: CWB

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Meanwhile in Japan …
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Hope we don’t have more updates here!

See May 27 post – 7.2 Quake South Sandwich Is. + 6.6 Quake in Fiji (after the 6.4 Quake) + 4.5 Quake Off N. Calif.