OKINAWA

Station Information

Station ID: 1388
Latitude: 26.179444
Longitude: 127.824444
Coastline code: 646
Station code: 21
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1975 – 2017
Completeness (%): 95
Link to ellipsoid: Available
Date of last update: 21 Feb 2018

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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: P124

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Okinawa 646/021 RLR(1976) is 13.3m below BM Attach-30

Documentation added 2012-02-22

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 Penenisula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful earthquake ever to hit Japan triggering a tsunami with waves of up to 40.5m high and travelling up to 10km inland.

Documentation added 2014-03-13

The GPS benchmark information has been downloaded from the SONEL website. GPS benchmark P124 is 14.485m above RLR.

Data Authority

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