Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: P208
Nearby Real Time Stations from VLIZ: kusm
Fast Delivery Data from UHSLC station 353: hourly and daily
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 353: hourly and daily
Kushimoto 642/141 RLR(1976) is 10.2m below Attached BM F41
Documentation added 1994-07-15
See comments on sea level variability given for Maisaka (642/126).
Documentation added 1997-10-01
Kushimoto's record has been affected by the "Tonakai" (1944) and "Nankaido" (1946) earthquakes - see "Sea-level changes" by P.P.Pirazzoli (1996), Wiley:Chichester.
Documentation added 2011-02-22
Buddy checked with Uragami the profiles compare reasonably well.
Documentation added 2012-02-21
A massive earthquake magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11th March 2011 with the epicenter approx. 70 km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful known earthquake to hit Japan. The earthquake triggered a tsunami with waves up to 40.5m travelling up to 10km inland. Because of the earthquakes listed above this station was previously flagged. The overall profile however looks reasonable. Because of this the station flag has now been removed.
Documentation added 2014-03-13
The GPS benchmark information has been downloaded from the SONEL website. GPS benchmark P208 is 14.548m above RLR.
Marine Department Japan Meteorological Agency Ote-machi, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo