Hazard Information

TypeEarthquake
StatusHistorical
NameTōhoku (Great East Japan) Earthquake
Date2011/03/11
Time05:46
CountryJapan
Origin38.2970000, 142.3730000
Hazard MapShakeMap (XML, Gzipped), 2011/08/18 14:12:26
Moment Magnitude9
Body-wave Magnitude7.2
Surface-wave Magnitude (Z Component)8.3
Energy Magnitude8.9361
Focal Depth29 km
Tectonic SettingSubduction Interface
Seismic Moment3.5481·1029 dyn·cm (3.5481·1022 J)
Radiated Seismic Energy5.677·1017 J
AccessPublic
Created: System

Earthquake Catalog Data

NoTimeEpicenterFocal DepthMagnitudeCatalog
1.05:46:2438.2970000, 142.373000029 km7.2 mbNEIC
2.05:46:2438.2970000, 142.373000029 km8.3 Ms-zNEIC
3.05:46:2438.2970000, 142.373000029 km9 MwNEIC

Hazard Maps

NoTypeDateFile Size
1.ShakeMap (XML, Gzipped)2011/08/18 14:12:261.59 MB

Natechs

NoFacility
1.Shin Minato LNG Terminal-1
2.JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp. - Sendai Refinery-1

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