The Following is the current plant status at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear
Power Station after an earthquake occurred at 2:36 pm on August 19, 2011.
The peak ground acceleration in the premises of Fukushima Daiichi was 47.2
gal (horizontal) recorded at the base mat of Reactor Building, Unit 6.
Radioactive Impact to the outside: No
The indicated values at monitoring posts on Fukushima Daiichi's boundary
are shown no significant change before and after the earthquake. As far as
we have confirmed there has been no radioactive impact to the outside
At this stage, there are no abnormalities observed on the water injection
into the Reactors (Unit 1 to 3), circulation water cooling of the Spent
Fuel Pools (Unit 1 to4), plant major parameters, nitrogen gas injection
into the Primary Containment Vessels (Unit 1 to 3) and operation of the
Water Treatment Facilities.
As far as we have confirmed no one was injured due to the earthquake.
Workers had been evacuated according to the announcement of tsunami warning.