National Tsunami Warning Center, NOAA/NWS

TSUNAMI of 5 September 2004

A major earthquake with a moment magnitude of 7.2 occurred at 1007 UTC 5 September 2004 and was located near the South coast of Honshu, Japan (33.070°N, 136.618°E, 14km depth - USGS location).

The earthquake produced a small tsunami that was recorded at several tide gages operated by the Japanese Meteorological Agency. For additional information about this tsunami see Picific Tsunami Warning Cneter Web Page .

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