Station Information

Station ID: 1440
Latitude: 33.130278
Longitude: 139.804722
Coastline code: 642
Station code: 97
Country: JAPAN
Time span of RLR data: 1981 – 2022
RLR completeness (%): 99
Time span of metric data: 1977 – 2022
Metric completeness (%): 97
Date of last update: 03 Feb 2023

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric Station

Please note: In many cases, the station position in our database is accurate to only one minute. Thus, the tide gauge may not appear to be on the coast.

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation - date unknown

Kaminato is also known as Hatizyo Sima

Documentation added 1991-06-11

Kaminato II 642/097 RLR(1983) is 26.9m below BM

Documentation added 2012-02-22

A massage earthquake magnitude 9.0 occurred at 14.46 JST (05.46 UTC) on Friday 11th March 2011 with the epicentre situated approx. 70km east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tohoku. It was the largest ever earthquake to hit Japan with waves of up to 40.5m travelling up to 10km inland.

Data Authority

Japan Oceanographic Data Centre
Hydrographic Department, Maritime Safety Agency
MLIT Aomi Building
2-5-18, Aomi, Koto-ku
Tokyo 135-0064