Okuma

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Okuma Okuma is located in the center of Futaba County, 250km north of Tokyo and 103km south of Sendai. Source
Population*: 10,945
GPS Coordinates: Latitude 37.411073, Longitude 140.982056
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  1. March 11, 2011 at 2:21 pm

    Ōkuma (大熊町 Ōkuma-machi?) is a town located in Futaba District, Fukushima, Japan.
    As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 10,945 and a density of 139.07 persons per km². The total area is 78.70 km².

  2. March 11, 2011 at 2:21 pm

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukushima_I_Nuclear_Power_Plant
    Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant (福島第一原子力発電所 Fukushima dai-ichi genshiryoku hatsudensho?, Fukushima I NPP, 1F) is a nuclear power plant located in the town of Okuma in the Futaba District of Fukushima Prefecture. With 8 separate units located on site, Fukushima I is one of the largest nuclear plants in the world

  3. Toni
    March 11, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    Japan’s top government spokesman says the country has issued a state of emergency at the nuclear power plant after its cooling system failed. There was no radiation leak. http://uk.news.yahoo.com/19/20110311/img/pwl-japan-earthquake-7043d4-c03b241fe9a5.html

  4. March 11, 2011 at 3:26 pm

    The government has issued an evacuation advisory to people living within a three-kilometer radius of a nuclear power plant in quake-stricken Fukushima Prefecture.

    Government officials said on Friday that no radioactive materials have leaked from the Tokyo Electric Power Company’s Fukushima Number One plant. The government also says the advisory is only a precaution, and is also asking people living within 10 kilometers of the plant to stay indoors.

    The government’s Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency says cooling system failure has made it impossible to cool the second reactor after it automatically stopped operating after the earthquake.
    The plant has been declared to be in a state of emergency after the quake caused the technical failure.
    Friday, March 11, 2011 23:05 +0900 (JST)
    Source: http://www3.nhk.or.jp/daily/english/11_59.html

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