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Hokkaido Nansei-Oki Tsunami, July 12, 1993
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.G01220

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Summary
Abstract:

An earthquake occurred off the west coast of Hokkaido and the small offshore island of Okushiri in the Sea of Japan. In two to five minutes the tsunami, one of the largest in Japan's history, engulfed the coastline of Okushiri Island and the central west coast of Hokkaido. Almost two hundred fatalities were associated with the event, with more than half attributed to the tsunami. The $600 ...


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Purpose:

Make available Damage Photos for research and education

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Description:  A large 70-m long barge was moved 75 m from the harbor by the flooding tsunami waves. The crane on the barge is used to lift concrete units from the nearby fabricating area to breakwaters and protective bulkheads surrounding the harbor area.

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.1   S: 42.1   E: 139.31   W: 139.31

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NGDC > National Geophysical Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (comp)
Dataset Title: Hokkaido Nansei-Oki Tsunami, July 12, 1993
Dataset Release Date: 1994
Version: First
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
gov.noaa.ngdc.Hazard_Images_Database

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1993-07-12
Stop Date: 1993-07-31
Use Constraints Access Constraints: None Use Constraints: None Distribution Liability: While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Data Center URL: https://ncei.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: HAZARDS DATA MANAGER DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
Email: haz.info at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305-3328
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Format: TIFF
Fees: $25.00 plus handling and shipping outside the USA
Personnel
HAZARDS DATA MANAGER DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: haz.info at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305-3328
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-11-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-02-11