. . . . A powerful earthquake has shaken Tokyo and its surrounding areas, killing at least one person and forcing the shutdown of two nuclear reactors. . . . . . . . . . .The Hamaoka nuclear plant in Shizuoka immediately shut down two reactors after the quake, operator Chubu Electric Power Co. said. . . . . . . the shutdown process FOR A NUCLEAR REACTOR IS A LONG AND COMPLICATED PROCESS ....ITS NOT A MATTER OF FLICKING OFF A LIGHT SWITCH....SO THESE 2 REACTORS WILL NOT BE SUPPLYING POWER FOR THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE.