Earthquake in Romania: No impact on Ukraine’s nuclear power plants

Source : 112 Ukraine

All power units and facilities perform normally, - State Inspection for Nuclear Regulation
13:00, 24 September 2016

The earthquake in Romania that took place in early hours of September 24, did no damage to the nuclear industry infrastructure of Ukraine. The State Inspection for Nuclear Regulation reported this on Saturday.

‘No violations of operational regime reported at the power units of domestic nuclear power plants. The systems of physical protection of NPPs work under normal schedule, the authority said.

The radiation background at the power plants is within normal range as well.   

As 112 International reported earlier today, a 5.5-magnitude earthquake took place in the small hours of September 24 in Vrancea province, Romania. The aftershocks were clearly felt in Moldova and Ukraine, specifically in Kyiv, Odesa and some other Ukrainian cities.

Related: Earthquake in Romania: aftershocks reached Ukraine

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