Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island

Nuclear Accident at Three Mile Island (HM5PN)

Location: Middletown, PA 17057 Dauphin County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 9.183', W 76° 43.043'

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On March 28, 1979, and for several days thereafter — as a result of technical malfunctions and human error — Three Mile Island's Unit 2 Nuclear Generating Station was the scene of the nation's worst commercial nuclear accident. Radiation was released, a part of the nuclear core was damaged, and thousands of residents evacuated the area. Events here would cause basic changes throughout the world's nuclear power industry.
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HM NumberHM5PN
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Year Placed1999
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 3:50pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 353728 N 4446158
Decimal Degrees40.15305000, -76.71738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 9.183', W 76° 43.043'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 9' 10.98" N, 76° 43' 2.58" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3100-3806 River Rd, Middletown PA 17057, US
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