SHIMONOSEKI III

Station Information

Station ID: 1830
Latitude: 33.925
Longitude: 130.927778
Coastline code: 647
Station code: 10
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1993 – 2012
Completeness (%): 93
Date of last update: 06 Feb 2014

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.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 2001-02-23

Shimonosehi III 647/010 RLR(1994) is 10.7m below Attached BM

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. 70 km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful ever earth quake to hit Japan and triggered a tsunami with waves of up to 40.5m travelling up to 10km inland.

Data Authority

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