Honshu Island Tsunami

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Honshu Island Tsunami

Height The tsunami had an estimated wave height of 38.9 meters when it struck land.

Damage The tsunami caused 5,950 injuries. It also caused $210,000 million in damages. The tsunami killed 15,854 people.

DateThe Honshu Island tsunami of Japan was on March 11, 2011.

Honshu Island Tsunami

WarningThe Tsunami hit at 5:46 (military time), which gave them enough time to warn the citizens to evacuate, but they werent able to read the seismogram early enough.

MagnitudeThe magnitude of the earthquake that caused the tsunami was 9 on the Richter scale.

Run ups

There were 5, 776 run ups, after the tsunami occured.

areas affected .East of Sendai, Honshu Japan.East of Yamagata, Honshu, Japan .N East of Fukushima, Honshu, Japan .N East of Tokyo Japan

EpicenterFriday, March 11, 2011 at 02:46:24pm at epicenter


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