Natech Information

HazardTōhoku (Great East Japan) Earthquake, Japan, 2011/03/11
Industrial PlantJX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp. - Sendai Refinery, Japan
Epicentral Distance116.96 km
Hypocentral (Focal) Distance120.5 km
Modified MercalliDestructive
Medvedev-Sponheuer-KarnikDamaging
European MacroseismicHeavily damaging
Instrumental Intensity8.2654
Peak Ground Acceleration92.378 %g (0.9238 g)
Horizontal Peak Ground Acceleration207.19 cm/s2 (0.2113 g)
Peak Ground Velocity51.21 cm/s
Spectral Acceleration (0.3 s period, 5% damping)106.81 %g (1.0681 g)
Spectral Acceleration (1.0 s period, 5% damping)57.505 %g (0.575 g)
Spectral Acceleration (3.0 s period, 5% damping)8.016 %g (0.08016 g)
ReferencesKrausmann, E.; Cruz, A. M., "Natech accidents following the Great Eastern Japan earthquake and tsunami", 2012
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Created: Serkan GIRGIN, 2012/08/31 14:05:02

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