|Natech||JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp. - Sendai Refinery, Japan, Miyagi-Ken-Oki (Sendai) Earthquake, Japan, 1978/06/12|
|Plant Unit Type||Storage Tank|
|Damage Classification||HAZUS (2010) - Storage Tank|
|Damage State||DS4 (Extensive)|
|References||Cooper, T. W., "A study of the performance of petroleum storage tanks during earthquakes, 1933-1995", 1997|
Three large tanks failed, the oil over topped the containment dikes spilling into the refinery and into harbor waters.
Industrial Plants and Units