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Great East Japan earthquake: preliminary observations

Source(s):  Asian Disaster Reduction Centre (ADRC)
International Recovery Platform (IRP)

This document outlines the preliminary observations of the Great East Japan Earthquake of 11 March 2011 (GLIDE number: EQ-2011-000028-JPN) including: its type, hypocenter, magnitude; the subsequent tsunami; effects of the earthquake and tsunami in terms of human casualties and economic damage; the disaster affected area; disaster preparedness measures; pre-disaster measures, including non-structural measures; and recovery efforts.

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  • Great East Japan earthquake: preliminary observations
  • Publication date 2011
  • Number of pages 18 p.

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