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Japan’s 9.0 Earthquake Equal to One Million Kiloton Nuclear Weapon

USS Ronald Reagan SuperCarrier Turns Tail and Runs

(San Francisco) – The Japanese nuclear reactor killing Earthquake March 11, 2011 had the Energy of a 1,000,000 Kiloton Nuclear Weapon. The earthquake measured  9.0 on the Richter Scale. The two Atomic Bombs that vaporized much of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan “only” totaled about 32 kilotons. The deadly 9.0 earthquake was the energy equivalent of 31,250 combined Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bombs.

Famous former Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab physicist Marion Fulk announced the startling finding today in San Francisco.

Thousands of old Reactor Cores at US reactor like this in Japan

The largest Hydrogen Bomb ever detonated by the United States was a Nuclear Weapons Lab 15 Megaton blast in the South Pacific’s Marshall Islands on March 1, 1954. The Russians later topped that during the Super Powers’ Arms Race.

Former Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab director Ed Teller is generally regarded as the model for the 1964 movie “Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” starring Peter Sellers. The darkly pessimistic hit movie portrayed the lead up of a nuclear exchange that would destroy humanity.

Thousands of nuclear weapons remain on “hair trigger alert” status ready for the Dooms Day nuclear War of the future. Japan’s index of its future population level, or Total Fertility Rate (TFR) has steadily declined since the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6th and 9th, 1945, respectively.

The Japanese TFR is now 1.21, according to the American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA.) Knowledgeable observers view a TFR level below 1.3 with considerable alarm since the population is unlikely to ever recover. The replacement level is 2.1 for any nation’s Total Fertility Rate.

Destroyed reactor building in Japan.

Destroyed reactor building in Japan.

The substantial amount of highly radioactive uranium is deadly to the reproductive capacity of men and women. Plutonium and some 1,400 other radioactive isotopes are created by nuclear bombs and nuclear reactors. The pregnancy ending radioactive isotopes are spreading throughout Japan and the world now from the destroyed reactors.

Ironically, nuclear reactors leak radiation normally when operated by the book. Destruction of a reactor releases very large amounts of Sperm killing radiation. European physicists, who requested anonymity due to the sensitivity of the issue, state that Billions of deadly radioactive doses were in the four destroyed General Electric reactors.

There is a swinng pool on the 3rd story near the roof.

There is a swimmg pool on the 3rd story near the roof. Anybody see the reactor swimming pool up in the air?

However, only a small portion of any reactor’s heat is turned into electricity. That is why so many nuclear reactors are crowded around oceans, rivers and other large bodies of water. A typical large reactor uses a billion gallons of water a day for cooling.

The 9.0 Richter level earthquake, associated tsunami and related damage or destruction of at least four, possibly six and potentially twelve nuclear reactors will affect Japan’s, and the world’s, Total Fertility Rate and cause it to plummet once again. The nuclear extinction process for Japan has been long and arduous. Recovery of fertility in the population remains very much in doubt.

Related articles.”

Fighter Pilot Len Dietz Sets the Killing Rad Number, March 11, 2011 posted by Bob Nichols Veterans Today.

EVACUATE NOW!: This is Not a Drill,” August 15, 2010 posted by Bob Nichols,  Veterans Today.

Leaking Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant shutdown ordered as Obama pledges $50 billion for nuclear power,” February 25, 2010, San Francisco Bay View newspaper, Bob Nichols.
Sources and Notes.

Marion Fulk, Physicist, Manhattan Project, US War Department, Lawrence Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab. San Francisco.

Japan earthquake: USS Reagan ‘went through radioactive cloud’ March 15, Herald Sun.

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31 Responses to "Japan’s 9.0 Earthquake Equal to One Million Kiloton Nuclear Weapon"

  1. Michelle  April 1, 2011 at 3:22 pm

    December 6, 1941; Attack on Pearl Harbor kills 2,350 (68 civilians), injures 1,178
    August 6, 1945; Hiroshima Nuke kills 60,000 – 140,000 (??? civilians), injuries ???
    August 9, 1945; Nagasaki Nuke kills 80,000 ….??? civilians & injuries
    March 11, 2011; 9.0 Earthquake = 31,250 energy as Hiroshima/Nagasaki Nukes kills 11,600, missing 16,464 = 25,084
    The humanitarian level in 66 years has improved in the United States. Last year, at the 65th Hiroshima Nuke Memorial, USA joins for the first time.

    • Michelle  April 1, 2011 at 3:23 pm

      **Numbers pulled from a quick online seach**

  2. h k  March 22, 2011 at 10:42 am

    After watching the Discovery documentary on Chernobyl, almost 2 hours long, I understand that the massive air dump was unsuccessful, explaining why they needed 500,000 to 600,000 people to construct the ‘sarcophagus’ and ‘clean up’ the surrounding area.

    So how will this dumping of boron and boric acid work here?

  3. h.K.  March 22, 2011 at 10:17 am

    a million kilotons = a biloton?

    New word?

  4. john mccarthy  March 20, 2011 at 11:05 am

    Not to forget the DU just dropped on Lybia which effects all of North Africa and the Mediterranean Nations.

    Depopulation R US(A).

  5. john mccarthy  March 20, 2011 at 10:51 am

    World population nearing 8 billion. “Scientists” tell us the world can only sustain -2 billion.

    Enter HAARP.

    DU from wars in Afghanistan and Iraq has contaminated 1,000,000,000 humans from Tel Aviv to New Delhi since 1991. Israel claims massive infertility. If true, that must effect Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and Saudi Arabia along with Yemen, Oman, the Emerites, Qatar and Kuwait.

    Enter HAARP.

    Super earthquakes in Indonesia and Japan provide gigantic Tsunamies.

    Japan’s Fukushima reactors take the brunt of the tsunamie and the buried generators fail while under sea water.

    Jet planes leaving Japan land in California with radiation picked up at 30,000 feet while gaining altitude leaving Tokyo, 140 miles to the South of Fukushima.

    Reproductive levels in Japan reach 1.2 and the plutonium escaping from reactor three will provide an exponential fertility drop world wide.

    “Calving” of the four mile high mountains tipped with Catalina Island off of Los Angeles and Ferelon Island off of San Francisco will provide gigantic tsunamies so close to shore that there will be virtually no warning for the population nor the nuclear reactors.

    Thanks HAARP. Depopulation done. Mission accomplished.

  6. Darla Reynolds-Sparks  March 19, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    My mind is not capable of grasping such an enormous figure! It makes the lies the political puppets are speaking when their mouths are opened even more disgusting. We need another clone of Manning to leak the truths so Wikileaks will receive them from Assange! Funny how when the real facts get out all over the world, then they must torture the leaker. Great sufferin’ succotash, what an indecent world we’ve ended up calling home. Makes me glad I have fewer years to live here than most everyone I know. Makes me sad that I can’t take all my family with me………………………..

  7. Dick in Japan  March 19, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    You really need to do your homework with respect to the population of Japan, Bob. This is a real hack job of ‘journalism’.

    • Bob Nichols  March 19, 2011 at 1:01 pm

      Dick in Japan,

      Soooo, do you think I over simplified population dynamics a bit, Dick?

      I admit, population is a very complex subject with multiple cycles going on at the same time.

      Given that, the Total Fertility Rate controls all other cycles for the indigenous population. The utter destruction of human germ cells by a thousand plus uranium related isotopes and elements is absolute.

      Anything else, Dick in Japan? Oh Cool, I see you have written in, yet again.


  8. NadePaulKuciGravMcKi  March 19, 2011 at 10:31 am

    Total information blackout of what is about to occur.
    The nightmare in Japan will overtake everything.
    Spy satellite IR studies tell no lies to the VIPs.

    Quite soon, the media and governments
    will be discredited in spectacular fashion

  9. Richard  March 18, 2011 at 2:17 pm

    however the earthquake only had a PGA (peak ground acceleration) of 0.5g. Compared to Christchurch which on the Richter Scale measures 6.3 had a PGA of 2.2g, that is 2.2 times the force of gravity. It is the Tsunami that did the damage in this earthquake.

    • Bob Nichols  March 19, 2011 at 8:07 am

      Thanks Richard for your comment, the science of ground acceleration is something else, eh? Ken Wall, Architect has a good discussion of it here, pertaining to the differences between Japan and Christchurch.

      I did some articles on a twin reactor Vermont Yankee a while ago. It is one of 23 similar reactor buildings in the US. Dozens of people read it again after the Japanese quake. Vermont Yankee is also 40 years.

      Richard, these Mark 1 reactor buildings are characterized by a lot of buried pipes. Now, what do you think happens to buried 40 year old pipes when the ground “sways?”

      The Japanese pumped 50,000 gallons, or 30 tons of sea water an hour into a reactor vessel at Fukushima a few night ago. The effort failed completely. That is a half million gallons of sea water overnight and it did not even begin to fill the pipes. To me, the pipes underground were broken, snapped, by the 9.0 Earthquake’s ground acceleration or “sway”.


  10. BobtheGrape  March 18, 2011 at 11:27 am

    Bob Nichols, if I remember correctly there are two reactors on those nuclear boats for each engine. I was on two fossil fuel bird-farms in the sixties and early seventies and they had four screws which meant four engines which if you extrapolate it out the Reagan has 8, count’em eight reactors. There are more reactors on those nuke carriers than Fukishima Daiichi has.

    • Bob Nichols  March 18, 2011 at 12:52 pm

      Good comment BobtheGrape,

      But….. y’know memory sometimes works backwards, eh? You started out right; but, ended up wron, or something kinda like that, know what ya mean, done it myself.

      Some boys who wrote it down as they got it are at , not endorsing them over another, there are lots of places with the skinny on the Gipper, USS Ronald Reagan, CVN-76. They are here:

      Here’s the info. “2 × Westinghouse A4W nuclear reactors;” with 4 steam turbines.

      Be Cool,


      USS Ronald Reagan General Specifications
      Displacement: 101,000–104,000 tons full load
      Length: Overall: 1,092 ft (333 m)
      Waterline: 1,040 ft (317 m)
      Beam: Overall: 252 ft (76.8 m)
      Waterline: 134 ft (40.8 m)
      Draft: Maximum navigational: 37 ft (11.3 m)
      Limit: 41 ft (12.5 m)
      Aircraft Carrier
      Propulsion and power: 2 × Westinghouse A4W nuclear reactors
      4 × steam turbines
      4 × shafts
      260,000 shp (194 MW)
      Speed: 30+ knots (56+ km/h)
      Range: Essentially unlimited
      Complement: Ship’s company: 3,200
      Air wing: 2,480
      Aircraft Carrier
      Sensors and
      processing systems: SPS-48E 3-D air search radar
      SPS-49A(V)1 2-D air search radar
      Mk 23 target acquisition radar
      2 × SPN-46 air traffic control radars
      SPN-43B air traffic control radar
      SPN-44 landing aid radars
      3 × Mk 91 NSSM guidance systems
      3 × Mk 95 radars
      Electronic warfare
      and decoys: SLQ-32(V)4 jamming/deception suite
      Mk36 SRBOC decoy RL
      SLQ-25A Nixie torpedo countermeasures
      Aircraft Carrier
      Armament: 4 × Phalanx CIWS
      3 × Mk 29 Sea Sparrow
      Armor: Unknown
      Aircraft: 90 fixed wing and helicopters
      Aircraft Carrier
      Motto: Peace Through Strength
      Nickname: Gipper

  11. BobtheGrape  March 18, 2011 at 11:22 am

    Why are we screwing with such terribly dangerous crap? We could be growing hemp and using it for food, fuel, fabric and medicine. Oh, wait, the corporate hacks couldn’t grow unbelievebly wealthy if we did that. Oh, sorry, I guess that makes it all right!

  12. Willy Whitten  March 18, 2011 at 9:53 am

    Scientists claim experts agree sources say everything is going to be okay.

    {grin} ww

  13. t-bagger todd  March 18, 2011 at 9:06 am

    What about the DU (depleted uraninum) we build into our bullets, missles and bombs to “bunker bust” and poison populations of brown people all over the world? If we are so intent on making war with brown people, why do we allow our border to be a sieve? America’s hypocrisy is only trumped by that of a small country that starts with an “I” in the middle east. What does that have to do with Japan’s melting reactors? Nothing, except to show that Japan’s situation is natural, and we are so sorry for their suffering, yet dropping DU bombs is a human decision, and we care not of what happens to those people, their food, their ground water, their reproductive systems. Not to mention that DU can spread around the world just like the melting reactor in Japan.

    • Bob Nichols  March 18, 2011 at 11:11 am

      hi t-bagger todd,

      I follow you thinkin, todd; but, it’s got a little hitch in its get along, so to speak.

      Yup, the base uranium oxide is the same, this poison has a lot of extra ingredients with funny names. There are at least 1,400 additional radioactive poisons in this stuff with lethal dose numbers that will blow your mind.

      Just one, called Cobalt 60, for example, kills about 7 Million People per Gram, Todd! That is about 1/20th of an ounce. There is at least 2,880 tons of this stuff on fire. That’s about 5,760,000 pounds!

      See what I mean about how this stuff is worse. This gets real serious real quick.

      Good comment, thanks for writin’ in.


    • BobtheGrape  March 18, 2011 at 11:33 am

      Bob, you forgot that reactor three uses MOX for fuel, which should be called POX for Plutonium Oxide. And we know that Plutonium is really bad shit. Gee, why don’t we use depleted plutonium in our bombs and bullets?

    • Bob Nichols  March 18, 2011 at 2:52 pm

      Hi BobtheGrape Again,

      Well, I’m sure Col “Mikey” Kilpatrick, the slime ball Psychopath who dreams a lot of this stuff up probably thought about it; but, some practical physicists probably went ballistic.

      U’see plutonium 239 tends to be real hard to work with and has a nasty habit going off by its own nuclear logic. This is big time not good… or predictable.

      Cool idea though, your working on this, I can see.


  14. Bob Nichols  March 17, 2011 at 9:59 pm

    The USS Ronald Reagan got within 160 km, 100 miles, turned around, recalled her birds, decontaminated crew and equipment and ran as fast as two reactors would move them to outrun the wind.

    The Japanese government told people to move back 20 km, or 12 miles.

    Let’s see. 12 miles vs 100 miles….

    No. The Japanese are doomed by reactors from General Electric (GE.) Sure as shootin’.

    • Gordon Duff  March 18, 2011 at 9:03 am

      someone has a good bullshit meter

  15. Bob Nichols  March 17, 2011 at 9:53 pm

    You said: “Recovery of fertility in the population remains very much in doubt.”

    What does that mean? Can the Japanese recover?

    • Dick in Japan  March 19, 2011 at 12:50 pm

      Anyone can recover-there are 130 million people on the islands – more than 10 % of pre-oil world population. Can they ‘recover’? Lets add to the 7 billion that are already on the planet growing exponentially (look the word up, Bob, it’s a big one. . . while you are at it try and figure out the rule of 70 and then look at world population growth-did I lose you?) and out of control.

    • Bob Nichols  March 19, 2011 at 4:16 pm

      Oh, I see. You sell real estate in Japan?

    • Dick in Japan  March 21, 2011 at 11:59 pm

      Well, Bob, with a smart-ass response like that, your level of comprehension shines through. I can see it is a waste of time ‘replying’ to you.

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