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I heard that it was soo bad, that it sped the Earth up by one nano second. Making the World's day a bit shorted. o.o
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They say that it also shifted the Earth's Axis by 4 inches.
In all, the earthquake shifted the axis of the Earth by 24 centimeters, the mainland of Japan by 2.4 meters, and slowed down the rotation of the Earth by about six microseconds.
All in all, I'm not too worried if these nuclear plants go belly up. That it took them this long to do so is in my book a great booster in the confidence of the quality of design that goes into these things now-in-days.