|Hazard||Niigate Earthquake, Japan, 1964/06/16|
|Industrial Plant||JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp. - Niigata, Japan|
|Epicentral Distance||48.364 km|
|Hypocentral (Focal) Distance||59.119 km|
|Peak Ground Acceleration||0.1572 g|
A number of tanks collapsed due to the earthquake. Resulting fire caused extensive damage to the refinery. A tsunami carried the oil offsite where it blanketed a residential area.
See Cooper (1997) Section 1.2, page 2.
Industrial Plants and Units