March 11, 2011 Tsunami

March 11, 2011 Tsunami (HM2DD0)

Location: Harbor, OR 97415 Curry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 3.074', W 124° 16.101'

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On March 10, 2011 at 9:54pm (Pacific Standard Time), a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeast coast of Japan creating a major tsunami event for the entire Pacific Ocean, including the West Coast of North America. Approximately nine hours later at 7am on March 11th the first of many tsunami surges struck the Port of Brookings-Harbor causing massive damage to boats and the harbor's infrastructure, the dangerous surges continued for over 24 hours. Six boats were sunk and over 7 million dollars of damage resulted. This tsunami event caused the greatest destruction ever recorded to the Port of Brookings-Harbor.
HM NumberHM2DD0
Placed ByFord Institute Leadership Class Project
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Date Added Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 395041 N 4656242
Decimal Degrees42.05123333, -124.26835000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 3.074', W 124° 16.101'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 3' 4.44" N, 124° 16' 6.0599999999999" W
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Area Code(s)541
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16364 Lower Harbor Rd, Harbor OR 97415, US
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