Japan: Earthquake Disrupts Two Nuclear Plants in Fukushima

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan’s Fukushima prefecture late Wednesday causing damage and service disruptions to two nuclear power plants in Fukushima and killing three people across Japan, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper reported Thursday.

People fix damaged roofs in a neighbourhood of Soma, Fukushima Prefecture on March 17, 2022, after a 7.3-magnitude quake jolted eastern Japan the night before. (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images)