NOAA NCTR research product
Not an official forecast
The Okushiri tsunami was generated by a Mw 7.7 (HRV) earthquake (42.851°N 139.197°E), at 13:17 UTC, near Hokkaido, Japan (according to the USGS). Results shown below were created with the NOAA MOST tsunami model.
- Narrated perspective on the 1993 Okushiri tsunami: "Tsunami--Killer Wave, Born of Fire"
- July 12, 1993 Okushiri Tsunami (generated by the Hokkaido-Nansei-Oki earthquake)
- Tsunami Inundation Animation - Aonae, Japan - no aerial photography (7,599 KB, mpeg)
- Tsunami inundation animation - Aonae, Japan, (9,107 KB, mpeg)
- Tsunami Inundation Animation - Aonae, Japan with aerial photography (63,387 KB, quicktime)
- Anonae animation with captions and aerial photography (36,830KB, .Quicktime)
- Anonae animation with captions and aerial photography (36,830 KB, mpeg)
- Okushiri 1993 - Inundation Field Survey
- Analysis of Aerial Photography
- Bernard, E.N., and F.I. Gonzalez (Hokkaido Tsunami Survey Group) (1993): Tsunami devastates Japanese coastal region.
Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 74(37), 417, 432.
- Titov, V.V., and C.E. Synolakis (1997): Extreme inundation flows during the Hokkaido-Nansei-Oki tsunami. Geophys. Res. Lett., 24(11), 1315–1318. [PDF Version] [HTML version]
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