Sasebo II 645/072 RLR(1983) is 10.6m below BM Sasebo
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 approx. 70km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the most powerful earthquake to hit Japan triggering a tsunami with waves up to 40.5m high and travelling up to 10km inland.
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