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Tsunami Hits Fukushima

1-m Tsunami on Coast of Fukushima Daiichi Plant
JapanTuesday, November 22

1-m Tsunami on Coast of Fukushima Daiichi Plant

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says tsunami waves reached the coastline next to the plant on Tuesday morning, but have caused no problem so far.

A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, triggering tsunami.

Tokyo Electric Power Company told the prefectural government that a tsunami as high as 1 meter was observed at 6:34AM.

The utility said there has been no change in radiation levels at the site. It says workers are patrolling the reactor buildings and the embankment area to monitor the situation.

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