Comparison between the Chernobyl NPS Accident and the TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi NPS Accident
The above figures show the contaminated regions due to the Chernobyl NPS Accident as of December 1989 and those due to Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO)'s Fukushima Daiichi NPS Accident as of November 2011 on the same scale. The table shows areas of the contaminated regions shown in the figures.
The region affected by the Fukushima Daiichi NPS Accident is about 6% of that affected by the Chernobyl NPS Accident in terms of the total area contaminated with Cs-137.
- Included in this reference material on March 31, 2019