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A Shinto cemetery where the surrounding ground is covered by canvas after removal of the topsoil, contaminated following the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. Behind the shrine is a compacting plant where the radioactive waste that has been removed from the surround land is processed and bagged.  On 11 March 2011 a magnitude 9 earthquake struck 130 km off the coast of Northern Japan causing a massive tsunami that swept across the coast of Northern Honshu damaging the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and triggering the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl. The plant was shut down and a 20 km evacuation zone around the plant was declared by the government. Levels of radiation in the evacuation zone remain high. .