Location of Futaba in Fukushima Prefecture
|• Total||51.40 km2 (19.85 sq mi)|
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|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
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In the March 2011 tsunami, a town official reported that 90% of the houses had been destroyed. Following the subsequent nuclear accident, Futaba fell within the exclusion zone surrounding the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant and was summarily evacuated by the Japanese government.
- Quake death toll feared to top 1800, thousands more unaccounted for, Japan Today article, 13 March 2011
- Nuclear crisis creates ghost town, CNN.com, 11 April 2011.
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