Below is major impact to TEPCO's facilities due to the Miyagiken-Oki
Earthquake that occurred today at 2:46PM.
*new items are underlined
[Nuclear Power Station]
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station:
Units 1 to 3: shutdown due to earthquake
Units 4 to 6: outage due to regular inspection
*Evacuation has been instructed by the national government to the local
residents within 3 km radius of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station
Fukushima Daini Nuclear Power Station:
Units 1 to 4: shutdown due to earthquake
Kashiwazaki Kariwa Nuclear Power Station:
Units 1, 5, 6, 7: normal operation
Units 2 to 4: outage due to regular inspection
* Survey data on radiation by exhaust stack monitors and montoring cars
have indicated no departure from normal level for all nuclear power
[Thermal Power Station]
Hirono Thermal Power Station Units 2 and 4: shutdown due to earthquake
Hitachinaka Thermal Power Station Unit 1: shutdown due to earthquake
Kashima Thermal Power Station Units 2, 3, 5, 6: shutdown due to earthquake
Chiba Thermal Power Station Unit 2 Axis 1: shutdown due to earthquake
Ohi Thermal Power Station Units 2, 3: shutdown due to earthquake
Goi Thermal Power Station Unit 4: shutdown due to earthquake
[Hydro Power Station]
14 stations in Fukushima Prefecture, 4 stations in Tochigi Prefecture,
4 stations in Yamanashi Prefecture were shutdown due to earthquake.
[Transmission System, etc.]
Eight substations shown below have been shutdown:
- Naka Substation
- Shin Mogi Substation
- Joban Substation
- Ibaraki Substation
- Ishioka Substation
- Nishi Mito Substation
- Kawachi Substation
- Haga Substation
[Blackout in TEPCO's Service Area]
Total of about 3.44 million households are out of power.
Kanagawa Pref.: 813,203
Tochigi Pref.: 567,925
Chiba Pref.: 347,609
Saitama Pref: 328,165
Gunma Pref.: 225,524
Ibaraki Pref: 823,255
Yamanashi Pref: 145,009
Shizuoka Pref: 113,051 (east of Fuji River)
[Supply and Demand Status within TEPCO's Service Area to Secure Stable
Backup supply from Shinshinano Conversion Station: 600MW
Backup supply from Sakuma Conversion Station: 300MW
Backup supply from Higashi Shimizu Conversion Station: 100MW
Because TEPCO's facilities have been seriously damaged, power shortage
TEPCO appreciates customers' cooperation in reducing electricity usage by
avoiding using unnessesary lighting and electrical equipment.
We are also making requests to some large-scale customers with contracts
to partially suspend operation to suppress usage of power.
We are taking all measures to restore power, however, we expect extremely
challenging situation in power supply for tomorrow as well.
We kindly ask our customers to cooperate with us in reducing usage of
Please do NOT touch cut-off electric wires.
A temporary small fire occured at a service building in Fukushima Daini
Nuclear Power Station. However, it was extinguished at 4:07 PM today.
* Revised past progress