1 June 1992: New station January 17th 1995 Earthquake magnitude 6.8
Documentation added 1997-09-17
Earthquake noted in Southern Hyogo Prefecture, 17th January 1995
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 Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful earthquake to ever hit Japan and triggered a tsunami with waves of up to 40.5m travelling up to 10km inland.
Marine Department Japan Meteorological Agency Ote-machi, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo