FUKAURA

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Station Information

Station ID: 1317
Latitude: 40.647222
Longitude: 139.926389
Coastline code: 647
Station code: 98
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1972 – 2016
Completeness (%): 98
Frequency Code: 24
Date of last update: 09 Feb 2017

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker:Neighbouring Metric 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.

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Station Documentation

=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 22-Feb-2012 :
A massive earthquake magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14.46 JST (05.46 UTC) on Friday 11th March 2011 with the epicentre situated approx.70km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful earthquake to ever hit Japan triggering a tsunami with waves of up to 40.5m high and travelling up to 10km
inland.

Data Authority

Marine Department
Japan Meteorological Agency
Ote-machi, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo
JAPAN