Developing: Earthquake Hits Japan Amid Fukushima Fuel Rod Removal


A strong earthquake has struck Japan’s coast south of the Fukushima nuclear plant currently undergoing a dangerous removal of highly radioactive Unit 4 fuel rods, according to online reports.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 5.7 magnitude earthquake has struck Japan 25 kilometers southeast of Toba, releasing the following tweet:

MSN reports

Reports of the earthquake are still emerging. The following Twitter feed has news and updates.

Tweets about “earthquake fukushima”