The Worst Nuclear Disasters
Fukushima Daichi, March 11, 2011
An 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami overwhelmed the cooling systems of an aging reactor along Japan's northeast coastline. The accident triggered explosions at several reactors at the complex, forcing a widespread evacuation in the area around the plant.
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