ABURATSUBO

Station Information

Station ID: 130
Latitude: 35.160278
Longitude: 139.615278
Coastline code: 642
Station code: 91
Country: JAPAN
Time span of RLR data: 1930 – 2015
RLR completeness (%): 98
Time span of metric data: 1900 – 2015
Metric completeness (%): 98
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 15 Mar 2016

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station

Please note: In many cases, the station position in our database is accurate to only one minute. Thus, the tide gauge may not appear to be on the coast.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: P108

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-JUN-91 :
Aburatsubo 642/091 RLR(1973) is 11.8m below BM Attach-2
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 06-AUG-92 :
EVIDENCE FOR SEVERAL EARTHQUAKES IN ABURATSUBO RECORD -
SEE YAMAGUTI 1968, BULLETIN OF THE EARTHQUAKE RESEARCH
INSTITUTE, 46, 1269-1273. THIS INCLUDES THE KWANTO 1923
AND NANKAIDO 1946 EARTHQUAKES.
=========================== BENCHMARK INFORMATION UPDATE ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Aburatsubo 642/091 RLR(1973) is 11.8m below BM Attach-2
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 12-JUL-93 :
Anomalous values noted either side of data gap in 1940s.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 05-May-2009 :
Evidence of a rising trend in the dataset.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 17-Nov-2009 :
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.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 22-Feb-2011 :
Aburatsubo was buddy checked with Mera. Mera station is flagged because of
possible datum problems early in the record. Otherwise the sea level profiles
compare well.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 21-Feb-2012 :
A massive earthquake and tsunami magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46
UTC) on Friday 11th March 2011 with the epicenter approx. 70 kilometres east of
the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful known earthquake ever
to have hit Japan.The earthquake triggered tsunami waves of up to 40.5m
travelling up to 10km inland.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 13-Mar-2014 :
The GPS benchmark information has been downloaded from the SONEL website. GPS benchmark is P108 14.020m above RLR.

Data Authority

Geographical Survey Institute
Kitasato -1
Tsukuba-shi
Ibaraki-ken 305
JAPAN