OKUSHIRI

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Station Information

Station ID: 1853
Latitude: 42.078889
Longitude: 139.489167
Coastline code: 641
Station code: 38
Country: JAPAN
Time span of data: 1994 – 2016
Completeness (%): 91
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.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: P102

Station Documentation

=========================== FOLLOWING PSMSL DOCUMENTATION ADDED 29-AUG-95 :
A destructive earthquake and tsunami occurred in the Kuril Islands on 4 October 1994 - see Earth System Monitor, 5(4), June 1995.
=========================== 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 largest earthquake ever to hit Japan and triggered a tsunami with waves of up to 40.5m high and travelling inland up to 10km.

Data Authority

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