03/11/2011 | 2011 Tohoku Earthquake


Events in the same region
Date Title Region Preferred Magnitude Quality*
0869 Jul 09th 869 Jogan Earthquake Honshu 8.8 C
1454 1454 Honshu Earthquake Honshu 8.4 C
1677 Nov 04th 1677 Kanto Earthquake Honshu 8.4 C
1793 Feb 17th, 14:53 1793 Miyagi Earthquake Honshu 8.2 B
2011 Mar 11th, 06:46 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Honshu 9.1 A
  • USGS Earthquake Catalogue -USGS Earthquake Catalogue, https://www.usgs.gov/natural-hazards/earthquake-hazards/earthquakes - Link
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 9.10 (9.10-9.10)
Epicenter 38.290°N, 142.370°E
Depth 29 km
Tsunami yes
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence A

Magnitude Range
Year Reference Magnitude
2022 USGS Earthquake Catalogue 9.1

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