Radiation levels in Fukushima Daiichi Reactor 3 more than doubled in many locations since measured last year

TEPCO announced that the robot used to enter the Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 Reactor Building measured radiation levels up to 4,780 mSv per hour, nearly three times the 1,300 mSv reading taking in the same location last year on November 14th, 2011.

According to TEPCO documents, the Packbot was exposed to 650 mSv and Quince2 robot was exposed to 185.2 mSv.

Source: TEPCO

Source: JiJi Press

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  1. Dont_know2much@yahoo.com'

    Ok lets do the math, thats about 500 roentgens an hour… which is a lethal dose. theres deff 10 times maby 100 times that, and we aint being told, why else would the media be using such various measurement systems and numbers without any standard or comparison.

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