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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