Nombre corto
INES Level77
Initial causeEarthquake/tsunami lead to failure of the reactor cooling systemsOperating errors
IncidentCore meltdownGraphite moderator of the reactor enter in contact with air
ConsequencesRadioactive smoke releasedRadioactive smoke spread over europe
Event starting date2011-03-11 14:46 JST1986-04-26 01:23:45 Moscow Time
Nearby evacuation starting date2011-03-11 19:031986-04-27 14:00:00
Estimation of population evacuated200,000200,000
Evacuation before contaminationNo