Station Information

Station ID: 132
Latitude: 37.405833
Longitude: 136.900278
Coastline code: 647
Station code: 71
Country: JAPAN
Time span of RLR data: 1930 – 2017
RLR completeness (%): 98
Time span of metric data: 1900 – 2017
Metric completeness (%): 99
Link to ellipsoid: Available
Date of last update: 20 Feb 2018

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: P111

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 11-Jun-1991
Wajima 647/071 RLR(1974) is 10.3m below BM F 17
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 28-Nov-2006
Large spike in the dataset Nov. 2000 - data flagged.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 22-Feb-2011
Sea level profile compares well with that for Mikuni.
=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 21-Feb-2012
A massive earthquake magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11th March 2011 with the epicenter approx. 70km east of the Oshika Peninsula Tohoku. It was the most powerful known earthquake tp 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 P111 is 13.494m above RLR.

Data Authority

Geographical Survey Institute
Kitasato -1
Ibaraki-ken 305