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No problems after Japan quake: UN atomic agency

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Nuclear power plants close to the epicentre of a powerful undersea earthquake and tsunami off Japan have reported no problems and no emergency measures were activated, the UN atomic agency said Friday. 

Black smoke rises from a reactor at Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011. Nuclear power plants close to the epicentre of a powerful undersea earthquake and tsunami off Japan have reported no problems and no emergency measures were activated, according to the UN atomic agency.

"Nuclear power plants in the region nearest to the epicentre of the earthquake have reported to (Japan's nuclear authority) the NRA that they have detected no trouble," the International Atomic Energy Agency said.

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