Friday, May 24, 2013

TBS Cam Down this Morning

Jec reports there was an earthquake in Japan.

I've not found confirmation yet.

There was a 8 magnitude earthquake in Okhotsk described by the USGS here

The TBS cam is down altogether. It's not running at all.

The Tepco cam looks 'wavy' with what looks to be sparks rising from unit 3 and the common spent fuel pool area. I've seen these spark phenomenon before. The effect is strong today. Unfortunately, its hard to capture in a screen shot. I think gas can be seen rising from unit 3 in the second screen shot: