Takahama town assembly OKs restart of reactors

National Nov 25, 2020

Takahama town assembly OKs restart of reactors

The town assembly of Takahama, Fukui Prefecture, on Wednesday greenlighted the restart of two old reactors at a local nuclear power plant. The approval was given at a meeting of all assembly members. Ten of the 13 members, excluding its chair, were in favor of ...

11 injured after magnitude 5.0 quake strikes central Japan

National Sep 4, 2020

11 injured after magnitude 5.0 quake strikes central Japan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 shook central Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued, the weather agency said, leaving at least 11 people hurt. The quake struck at around 9:10 a.m. in Fukui Prefecture and originated at a depth of about ...

Magnitude 5 earthquake jolts Fukui

National Sep 4, 2020

Magnitude 5 earthquake jolts Fukui

A magnitude 5 earthquake, which measured a weak 5 on the shindo (intensity) scale, was detected at a depth of 10 kilometers in Fukui Prefecture on Friday at 9:10 a.m. No tsunami warning was issued. More information: Detailed information about this earthquake from the Japan Meteorological ...