Japan Travel Updates after the 3.11 Earthquake

Disaster/Recovery General Information

Earthquake Information

Japan Meteorological Agency

http://www.jma.go.jp/en/quake/

Distance from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant and Radiation Dose Measurements (Weekly Update)

Radiation Monitaring Map

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For more measurements, see Dose of Radiation in the World and Monitoring Information of environmental radioactivity level (Domestic Japan).

Dose of Radiation in the World (Weekly Update)

Latest Radiological Monitoring data in the Major Cities

The dose of radiation in Tokyo is not high in comparison with that in major cities in the world.


City Dose of Radiation

(uSv/h)

Date of measurement Referring Website
Tokyo 0.034 July. 28, 2014 http://monitoring.tokyo-eiken.go.jp/monitoring/hourly_data.html
New York 0.094 May. 31, 2011 http://digistar.com/boston/ (*)
Paris 0.056 July. 23, 2014 http://www.irsn.fr/FR/Documents/france.htm
Berlin 0.067-0.087 July. 28, 2014 http://odlinfo.bfs.de/
London 0.088 July. 28, 2014 http://eurdepweb.jrc.ec.europa.eu/EurdepMap/ Default.aspx
Singapore 0.100 July. 27, 2014 http://app2.nea.gov.sg/anti-pollution-radiation-protection/radiation-protection/overview-of-radiation-protection
Hong Kong 0.080-0.140 July. 28, 2014 http://www.hko.gov.hk/radiation/ermp/rmn/applet/ map/rmn_hourly_e.htm
Beijing ** 0.062 July. 27, 2014 http://haq.mep.gov.cn/gzdt/
Taipei 0.061 July. 28, 2014 http://www.trmc.aec.gov.tw/utf8/eng/
Seoul 0.106 July. 28, 2014 http://iernet.kins.re.kr/

(*) Measuring not by US government but by a private person.
(**) Unit in original data is nGy/h. The figure in this table is estimated as 1uGy/h=0.8uSv/h.

European Radiological Data Exchange Platform(EURDEP)

http://eurdep.jrc.ec.europa.eu/Basic/Pages/Public/Home/Default.aspx

Monitoring Information of environmental radioactivity level

Readings of environmental radioactivity level by prefecture

Source – Japanese Government Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

MEXT Official Statement:
The Japanese Government is closely monitoring radiation levels to ensure that produce with elevated levels of radioactivity is not distributed for consumption.

For details of the monitoring data of radiation, please click on the map below.

 

Radiation Monitaring Map

Readings of environmental radioactivity level in Fukushima prefecture

Consultation regarding the Great East Japan Earthquake:
http://www.worldvillage.org/english/index.html

The measurement value of the environmental radioactivity at Fukushima Airport (written in Japanese):
http://fukushima-radioactivity.jp/environ-mapdetail.php?category_cd=1&genre_cd1=-1&point_no=87

Radiation in Daily-life

Reading of radioactivity level in drinking water by prefecture

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare(MHLW) Official Announcement:
http://www.mhlw.go.jp/english/topics/2011eq/watersupply.html

Information about Radiation

Nuclear Regulation Authority

http://radioactivity.nsr.go.jp/en/

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

http://www.iaea.org/

Reading of environmental radioactivity level (MEXT)

http://www.mext.go.jp/english/incident/1303962.htm

The latest radiation updates around Tokyo metropolitan airports (Narita and Haneda) (MLIT)

http://www.mlit.go.jp/koku/koku_tk7_000003.html

The latest radiation updates around the Port of Tokyo and Yokohama (MLIT)

http://www.mlit.go.jp/kowan/kowan_fr1_000041.html

Environmental Radioactivity Measurement

Fukushima prefecture

http://monitoring-hokkaido.info/index.php?lang=en

WHO Centre for Health Development (WKC)

http://www.who.or.jp/

National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS)

http://www.nirs.go.jp/ENG/

For Safe Travel in Japan (Japan Tourism Agency) (PDF)

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Prospect of the electric power situation

As a result of overall efforts in adding electricity supply and conserving electricity, the supply-demand balance has improved significantly and rolling blackouts will not be implemented anymore throughout the year. While visitors from overseas to Eastern Japan may feel a little inconvenienced from less bright lights and some escalators are not in operation in train stations and buildings, we appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Tokyo Electric Power Company: http://www.tepco.co.jp/en/index-e.html

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Information from Japanese Government

Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet

Address by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Ceremony to Commemorate the Second Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake

http://www.kantei.go.jp/foreign/incident/

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan

New http://www.mofa.go.jp/policy/page3e_000071.html

http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/incidents/

To foreign nationals who postponed their visit to Japan due to the Great East Japan Earthquake(Termination of Special Measure)

Nuclear Regulation Authority

New http://www.nsr.go.jp/english/e_news/2013/0828.html

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

http://www.mext.go.jp/english/topics/1305115.htm

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Japanese Air Transport after the Earthquake

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

Information about the Great East Japan Earthquake

News in Foreign Languages

NHK World

http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/

Foreign Press Center

http://fpcj.jp/en/