> massive and shallow MW 9.1 Earthquake offshore Tohoku, Japan

03/11/2011 - Earthquake offshore Tohoku, Japan

Event Characteristics
CEDIM Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Date & Time March 11, 2011, 6:46 a.m.
Magnitude Mw 9.1
Latitude 38.29 °N
Longitude 142.37 °E
Depth 29 km
Last Update 2021-03-09
Affected Population
Impact on Energy Infrastructure

A total 68.20 GW of power generation capacity has been affected by this event.
Power plants with a total capacity of 12.15 GW (17 % of the affected capacity) may experience damage and/or interuptions due to strong event impact.

Impact Map
Affected Population
Tsunami Wave Max