On March 11, 2011 a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck Honshu Japan. Honshu Japan is at an elevation of 12,333’ above sea level. This earthquake also generated a deadly tsunami striking the Pacific. This was the fourth largest earthquake in recorded history within Japan.
Event, Location, and Date: A magnitude 9.1 earthquake off the east coast of Honshu Japan on March 11, 2011 at 2:46 pm. The fault was at a depth of 29 km.