Fukushima nuclear disaster

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Fukushima / Chernobyl
Fukushima
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukushima_I_nuclear_accidents
INES Level7
Initial causeEarthquake/tsunami lead to failure of the reactor cooling systems
IncidentCore meltdown
ConsequencesRadioactive smoke released
Event starting date2011-03-11 14:46 JST
Nearby evacuation starting date2011-03-11 19:03
Estimation of population evacuated200000
Evacuation before contaminationYes
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