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July 1993 Hokkaido, Japan Images

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On July 12, 1993, a magnitude 7.6 Ms (7.7 Mw) (HRV) earthquake at 13:17 UT in the Sea of Japan near Hokkaido caused a back-arc tsunami that caused damage in all of the countries bordering the Sea of Japan. The earthquake had a rupture length of 150 kilometers, a movement of 2.5 meters and a dip to the east of 24 degrees. The tsunami was 32 meters high on Okishuri, Island, where the most destruction occurred. The whole island subsided by 5-80 centimeters.
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: July 1993 Hokkaido, Japan Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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Dataset No POCs available for this dataset
Time Period Unknown to Unknown
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 42.851
S: 42.851
E: 139.197
W: 139.197
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2012-02-01
Data Presentation Form Digital image
Dataset Progress Status
  • Ongoing
Data Update Frequency As needed
Purpose To provide images of natural hazards for research and education.
Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: July 1993 Hokkaido, Japan Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
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Acknowledgment(s)
  • Heather McCullough
Theme keywords
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Infrastructure
  • Earth Science > Solid Earth > Tectonics > Earthquakes
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Earthquakes
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Tsunamis
  • Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Seiches
  • Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Natural Hazards > Tsunamis
Place keywords
  • Continent > Asia > Eastern Asia > Japan
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      • Cite as: NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: July 1993 Hokkaido, Japan Images). NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]
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