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  1. List of earthquakes in Japan. Earthquakes M5.5+ around Japan (1900–2016) M7.0–7.9=163 EQs, M8.0+=14 EQs. [1] This is a list of earthquakes in Japan with either a magnitude greater than or equal to 7.0 or which caused significant damage or casualties. As indicated below, magnitude is measured on the Richter magnitude scale ( ML) or the ...

  2. The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami ( Japanese: 東北地方太平洋沖地震, Hepburn: Tōhoku-chihō Taiheiyō Oki Jishin) occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on 11 March. The magnitude 9.0–9.1 (M w) undersea megathrust earthquake had an epicenter in the Pacific Ocean, 72 km (45 mi) east of the Oshika Peninsula of the Tōhoku region, and ...

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  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › SoonamiTsunami - Wikipedia

    A sufficiently large earthquake magnitude and other information triggers a tsunami warning. While the subduction zones around the Pacific are seismically active, not all earthquakes generate a tsunami. Computers assist in analysing the tsunami risk of every earthquake that occurs in the Pacific Ocean and the adjoining land masses.

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  5. Apr 19, 2021 · The article also discusses how the Tohoku Earthquake in 2011 was the strongest earthquake ever recorded with a magnitude of 9.1. The earthquake produced 23-meter-high tsunamis that flooded over 500mk^2 of the Japanese pacific coastline. There was over 15,000 people that died in the disaster and over 2,000 are still missing today.

  6. storymaps.arcgis.com › stories › ed70247659ad45478aTsunami Defense in Japan

    Nov 16, 2021 · Japan's seawalls: The Japanese government has spent $17 billion on seawalls 12m high that span 245m in length. The seawalls are curved since it makes the water bounce back, which will prevent Tsunamis reaching inland. New seawalls have reinforced steel and high-grade concrete, with steel hoops for increased ductility.

  7. Mar 11, 2011 · Earthquake Strikes Northern Japan; Highest Tsunami Alert Issued "A 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern Japan, shaking buildings violently as far away as Tokyo. The highest tsunami warning was issued for the country’s northeast coast. The quake struck at 2:46 p.m...

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