See comments on sea level variability given for Maisaka (642/126).
Documentation added 2009-11-17
The relevant authority for this station is the Geographical Survey Institute. For some reason the data for 1998 was not downloaded from this authority. Data downloaded and entered 17.11.09.
Documentation added 2011-02-24
Buddy checked with Nagoya II. Profile features compare well.
Documentation added 2012-02-21
A massive earthquake magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14.46 JST (05.46 UTC) on Friday 11th March 2011 with the epicentre approx. 70km eadt of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful known earthquake to hit Japan triggering a tsunami with waves up to 40.5m and travelling up to 10km inland.
Documentation added 2014-03-13
The GPS benchmark information has been downloaded from the SONEL website. GPS benchmark P116 is 15.954m above RLR.
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