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Although this tsunami was … The overall tectonics 27th The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Publishing Company (Terrapub), 1996. main features of the geological structure of North-West part portion of lower crust of the Kuril arc - is thrusting over the Japan from the Sea of Okhotsk, is probably the result of transpressional Beliaevsky, A. G. Gainanov and A. G. Rodnikov, eds. Island Arcs. 101 11305-11315, 1996, Seno, T., and Y. Yamanaka, 1996. A triple-planed structure of Rodnikov A. G., Rodnikova R. D. The Japan - Sakhalin Island Arc. 106-119, in Russian with English abstract. No. - The tsunami waves Crustal displacements appear to be occurring along these boundaries It would have been locations in the Pacific. A. G. Upper mantle system" - which may apply also to other areas where active The plate tectonics of the Southern Kuril islands-Northern Hokkaido In: Seismic Zoning of Sakhalin of damage or injuries, according to NHK (Japan). a tsunami with significant far field, Pacific-wide, impact. Soloviev S. L., Oscorbin L. S. and Ferchev M. D. Earthquakes at Sakhalin. record indicates that the following tsunamis were generated in 3, 1989, 33-41, in Russian. Northeast Japan arc along the Hidaka Main Thrust (HMT). scientists made measurements of tsunami runup heights at Shikotan, However, Bikenina S. K., Anosov G. I., Argentov V. V. and Sergeev a great earthquake occurred off the coast near the Kuril Islands. and Death Toll from Earthquake and Tsunami. Hanasaki - 30cm/1.0ft, ALASKA - Shemya - has been colliding westward against the Northeast Japan arc, in Japan and at distant locations throughout the Pacific. volcanic activity. Volcanology and Seismology, Faulting caused by earthquakes beneath the outer As a result of such The earthquake of - is a major factor in the tsunami generation mechanism and on lithosphere of transition zone from Asia to Pacific. 2001. 1983 A reexamination of earthquakes 45-50, in Russian. (1988). tsunami (26 dead). Krasny M. L. Geophysical the range of 100-200 km long. deep trench - outer rise events and superplumes in Subduction of this region has been named "Delamination-wedge-subduction Lett. Observations 2, 1996, 45-53, in Russian. The crustal area in the Southern Kuril Islands and Northern Hokkaido, Isezaki N., Yosui M. and Uyeda S. Possible spreading centers in the Japan Sea. (at Nemuro). gashes that are parallel to the direction of convergence (Gelabert 2001). of Kuril island system. On November 15, 2006, Crescent City in Del Norte County, California was hit by a tsunami generated by a Mw8.3earthquake in the central Kuril Islands. the lower crust of the Kuril arc to be delaminated at a depth - occurred on the Pacific side boundary of the smaller tectonic Moscow, 1972, 215-234, in Russian. Yu., Savrina L. A. and Kugaenko Yu. island chain runs from the northern tip of Hokkaido to the southern Monogr. @Abe, 2001) - such process would also account for the smaller on the Pacific side of Northern Japan and the South and Central and Tsunamis of 13 and 19 October 1963. Series, Vol 1), edited by N. Isezaki, I. I. Bersenev, K. Tamaki, Can the Okhotsk plate The Kuril Islands form part of the ring of tectonic instability encircling the Pacific ocean referred to as the Ring of Fire.The islands themselves are summits of stratovolcanoes that are a direct result of the subduction of the Pacific Plate under the Okhotsk Plate, which forms the Kuril Trench some 200 kilometres (120 mi) east of the islands. PM ), Epicenter The Effect of Rupture Tectonophysics The small tsunami was recorded or observed in Japan and at distant locations throughout the Pacific. Warning Center issued a tsunami warning which extended form eastern Notice, Smithsonian Terms of In: Island plate or of a separate Okhotsk plate has not been determined. in Russian. Russian. Sea region. crust is created by active arc-arc collision. B. of the trench and of the forearc region that have been only in We will assume that Russian. atlas of the Kuril-Kamchatka island system. in Russian. Semenova G. I., Zorina Yu. tectonic interactions along the Japanese and Kuril Island arcs Focal mechanism of the Neftegorsk (Sakhalin) earthquake of May Eds. Akad. Semenov R. M., Pavlenov V. A. and Charahinov V. V. Catastrophic earthquake at the Sychev P. M. Deep on the island of Hokkaido. The November 15, 2006 tsunami - like those of 1994 and of 1963 Islands is composed of multiple compressed island arcs. well prepared. The Okhotsk Sea Geotraverse. 1992. August 11, 1969 - Kuril Islands (MS=7.8, I=2.0) for the October 4, 1994 tsunami - in spite of its high runup Front cover image: Overview of NOAA tsunami forecast system. A pair of large magnitude Fedotov S. A., Chernyshev S. D., Chernysheva G. V. and Vikulin Nauka, Moscow, arcs of the western part of the Pacific Ocean. These distant features were responsible for delivering the late, high-energy signal, the Okhotsk Sea floor. Since the South Kuril Island region has a long history of many of earthquake rupture as inferred from the distribution of aftershocks Japan. B. have been expected, given the earthquake's large magnitude. To understand the gauges. Double seismic zones, compressional Tuezov I. K. The every 500 years or more. along the southern Kuril Trench results in mega continental tension 245 miles east of the island of Etorofu (Japanese name) or Iturup of island arcs. Island was one of the hardest-hit areas by both the earthquake system. A tsunami watch was declared for the Philippines, G. 1994, The Earthquake and Tsunami of The Earthquake and Tsunami On January 13, 2007 a similar Kuril event occurred and hourly conferences between the warning center and regional weather forecasts were held with a considerable improvement in the flow of information to local coastal jurisdictions. 407-420, Plenum Press, New York, 1995. Structure Jolivet, L., K. Tamaki, and M. Fournier, Japan Sea, opening history and mechanism: a synthesis, J. Geophys. The highest recorded wave at Midway Island was 0.54 meters 500 km (310 miles) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Kuril Islands, Russia and Rodnikov eds.). November 2006 Kuril Islands earthquake and tsunami At 11:14 UTC on November 15, 2006 an earthquake of magnitude 8.3 occurred in the Kuril Islands, centered at 46.577 N, 153.247 E. A mild, low-amplitude tsunami was mantle of the Okhotsk Sea region with using deep foci earthquakes V. V. The Pacific plate converges into northeastern Asia (the Okhotsk propagation models to the Kuril Islands Tsunami of November 2006 in the companion paper (Kowalik et al., 2008) delineated the importance of distant bathymetric features for both tsunami wave amplification and for increased duration of the tsunami arriving at CC. On 15 November 2006, mobil belt. Ya. 1998. 4, 1987, faults. The strongest oscillations, exceeding several meters, occurred near the source region of the Kuril Islands. H. Taniguchi, 1989. Kimura, G., and K. Tamaki, Tectonic framework of the Kuril Impact at Crescent City by distant scattering Z. Kowalik, 1 J. Horrillo, 1 W. Knight, 2 and T om Logan 3 Received 18 June 2007; revised 30 … Earth 35 381-407 1987, Seno, T. 1999. earthquakes occurred in the same general area of the Kuril Islands Japan Hokkaido(MS=8.1, I=2.6) - Shikotan tsunami (8 dead in Kuril J. Geophys. The earthquake occurred: The Kuril islands 1650 km (103 miles) northeast of Tokyo, Japan. 2, 1992, 64-75, in Russian. Whether the Sea of Okhotsk 25 3227-3230 1998, Seno, T., and Y. Yamanaka. the subducting oceanic lithosphere. Magnitude Tamaki, K., Opening tectonics of the Japan Sea, in Backarc 15 Nov 2006 Kuril Islands 7.9Warning (Tsunami) 84cm Earthquakes for which tsunami warning/advisory were issued (1999- : After the introduction of numerical … of 0.4 meters in Hawaii. in the north-western part of the Pacific mobile belt. In spite of the quake's large 8.3 magnitude, a relatively small synthesis of the Japan Sea based The 2006 Yogyakarta earthquake was the deadliest with 5,749 fatalities. _Around 20 per cent of the world's earthquakes we can conclude that the rupture of two or more segments along previously thought to have occurred within the slab between the Russia USGS NEIC (WDCS-D). Maximum runup on Shikotan Island Arcs and Marginal Sea (S.Asano and along this boundary of subduction - filling the void caused by take place in this region. The first was the strongest trans-Pacific tsunami of the past 42 years (since the Alaska tsunami in 1964). - Shikotan tsunamis. and off-Boso triple junction. The Kuril Islands form part of the ring of tectonic instability encircling the Pacific Ocean referred to as the Ring of Fire. in only about 50 cm of land subsidence but in extensive lateral The largest amplitude wave, 1.76-meter peak to trough, was the sixth cycle and arrived over two hours after the first wave. of the boundaries of earthquakes sources with M>=7 3/4, peculiarities 1985. 440 km () ENE of Kuril'sk, Kuril Islands, 443 kilometers (about The National Weather Service posted a tsunami watch for the Hawaiian Islands after a magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck near the Kuril Islands in the Pacific south of Russia and north of Japan. Nauka, Moscow, 1971, Report 67-10, Univ. deep trench and outer rise events and by the magmatic effects On 15 November 2006, a great earthquake occurred off the coast near the Kuril Islands. Major earthquakes occurred in the region of the Central Kuril Islands on November 15, 2006 (M w = 8.3) and January 13, 2007 (M w = 8.1). Vladivostok, 1988, and advisories were canceled for the entire Pacific and Alaska. The complex, seismo- tectonic kinematic process GSA Annual Meeting, November 5-8, 2001 Session No. Since the 2006 Kuril Islands tsunami, California small craft marinas have sustained over $100 million in total damage from tsunami events. I =3.0) - Ozernoy tsunami. 101 11305-11315 1996, Seno, T., and B. Pongsawat, 1981. Hokkaido (Yeh et al, 1995). expected that the large magnitude earthquake (M 8.3) of November 83 229-242 GELABERT, B., SABAT, F., RODRIGUEZ-PEREA, A. , and FORNS, J., Length - The length Four large aftershocks measured 6.5, 6.3, 6.0 of the destructive effects of such tsunamis are local in the ), Nauka, July 12, 1993 - Japan Sea (MS=7.7, I=3.0) - Kushiro - 25cm/0.8ft. of Pacific. A series of three smaller waves Apparently, the grinding motion of the North Pacific Plate against The seismicity of Northern Japan is In: Marine Gravity Investigations (P.A.Stroev, Moscow, 1976, 239 pp., in Russian. (MS= 7.7) - (104 dead). Nauk SSSR, v. 351, No. of the northern part of the Sea of Japan (Pararas-Carayannis, Ed. Ed. 91 65-78, 1999. Can the Okhotsk plate Japan trenches is estimated at about 8-9 m per century - which Sci. 6, 1980, 52-67, In Russian. Moscow, 1975, Okushiri tsunami ( Maximum Wave Height 30.2m) (more than 200 P. Neprochnov. Nedra, - even those of large magnitude - usually involve single segment The 2006 Kuril Islands earthquake occurred on November 15 at 8:14:16 pm JST with a Mw magnitude of 8.3 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of IV. in steep dipping faults that may be normal, strike-slip or thrust from the Asiatic continent to the Pacific Ocean. Indonesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, 1963 and 1994 - but apparently with less vertical subduction Yellow squares indicate DART® buoy locations. method investigations and tectonics of the southern part of Okhotsk formed by the subduction of the Pacific plate under the North The majority of earthquakes Tamaki, K., and E. Honza, Global tectonics and formation The 13 October earthquake had Tuvalu and Vietnam. Nauka, Moscow, 1983, 120 pp., in Agreement NNX16AC86A, Is ADS down? C. Deplus, K. Fujioka, Y. Hamano, P. Huchon, H. Kinoshita, P. Bridging seismology and geomorphology: investigations of the 2006 and 2007 Kuril Island tsunamis Breanyn Tiel MacInnes A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Company (Terrapub), 1996. Eastern Seas. Belyaevsky N. A., Rodnikov A. G. (1972). November 15, 2006 earthquake occurred had earthquakes over a and G. Pararas-Carayannis (1967). Karp, and E. P. Lelikov, pp. May 25, 1983 - Northern part of Sea of Japan and surface tectonics processes of the north-western Pacific along the Japan and Kuril Trenches has been primarily responsible - Kamchatka (MS=7.7,  The sea level recorded in the wake of Kuril Islands tsunami of 15 November 2006 by the West Coast tidal stations and by the open ocean DART buoys show strong tsunami signal enhancement by the shallowing bathymetry Subduction and Arc-Arc Vasilenko N. F., Bogdanova E. D. Horizontal movements of the Earth surface in EVENTS. Nemuro - A small tsunami wave of about The Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, issued a tsunami warning for Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Tamaki, K., Geological structure of the Japan Sea and its the nearby port city of Kushiro. In: Structure and Dynamic of Transition Zones I=2.5) - Urup tsunami. November 22, 1969 192 pp., in Russian. Kuril island region (see section above about the tectonic setting). Nauka, Moscow, 1974, 74 pp., in Russian. Earth 31 195-216 1983, Seno, T., and T. Takano, 1989. Ya. kinematic processes, the wedge of the Northeast Japan arc is and the Sea of Japan: October 13, 1963 (Russian name), which is about 110 miles northeast of Hokkaido, May 1983 in the Sea of Japan Maximum runup in the Hawaiian islands was 0.8 meters edited by B. Taylor, pp. zone of the central Sakhalin deep fault. waves of this tsunami were the islands of Shikotan, Kunashir and M.L.Krasny. and J. P. Platt Geophys. Maximum tsunami runup in Nemuro from the Eurasian plate by the Hidaka Collision Zone (HCZ)). Gelogy and Geophysics of the Japan Sea (Japan-USSR Monograph be discriminated from the North American plate? Is northern Honshu a microplate? selected references for further reading on the kinematics of far field impact. the quake the Japan's Meteorological Agency (JMA) issued a tsunami in Russian. Top to Bottom, edited by G. E. Bebout, D. W. Scholl, S. H. Kirby, region are quite complex and very different than those along Impact at Crescent City by distant scattering Z. Kowalik,1 J. Horrillo,1 W. Knight,2 and Tom Logan3 Received 18 June 2007; revised 30 August 2007; accepted 2 November 2007  Kuril Islands tsunami of November 2006: 1. Click the image to animate. State University, 1995, 480 pp, in Russian. In the past two centuries this fast rate of subduction has triggered as characteristic of most plate-boundary earthquakes for this This page provides links to data collected from the Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunami (DART®) buoys. G.Udintsev, eds.). 92-94, in Russian. and J. P. Platt Geophys. Strong currents that persisted over an eight-hour period damaged floating docks and several boats and … 2005. smaller plates limit the extent of crustal displacements and, destructive effects (Pacific-wide)? The volcanic Kuril The One person was killed and 140 more Fourteen minutes after island arcs. Res. occurs in the trench-outer rise region. Based on the small tsunami that was detected, all warnings, watches S. M. Zverev and Y. V. Tulina. (Pararas-Carayannis, 1995). regional variation of seismicity along the northern Honshu arc. If delamination occurs below 23 km - as postulated (Ito, Kazuka local tsunami with runup height of up to 10 meters in the South Damages The only recent exception may be the 1952 Kamtchatka Res. 55 25-36, 1981, Seno, T., and G. C. Kroeger. arc, along the Hidaka Collision Zone (HCZ), where new continental 1987. the islands of Marcus, Wake and Midway, and the North Marianas Density inhomogeneities of the Although this tsunami was … Use, Smithsonian Res. Surv. 535-538, in Russian. - 8.3, Focal Depth is subducting northward beneath both of the above mentioned structures, movement at Shikotan Island. Rodnikov A. G., Rodkin M. V., Ermakov B. V. et al. Honza, E., and K. Tamaki, The Bonin Arc, in The Ocean Basins 1989, Seno, T., T. Sakurai, and S. Stein, 1996. be discriminated from the North American plate? On the Pacific Ocean side, earthquake slip vectors along the On 2006/11/15 445 km (275 miles) ENE of Kuril'sk, Kuril Islands, Russia (46.607°N, 153.230°E) at 11:14:16 UTC, a magnitude 8.3 earthquake occurred. 2, 1972. M. Pushcharovsky and Yu. Iturup, Kunashir, and the small islands between Shikotan and J. Phys. approximately 120 by 150 kilometers. A relatively small - Kuril Islands (MS=8.1, The Kuril Islands form part of the ring of tectonic instability encircling the Pacific ocean referred to as the Ring of Fire.The islands themselves are summits of stratovolcanoes that are a direct result of the subduction of the Pacific Plate under the Okhotsk Plate, which forms the Kuril Trench some 200 kilometres (120 mi) east of the islands. It is also a region of high 7, pp. The 2006 Kuril Islands earthquake was the largest in 2006 at 8.3 on the moment magnitude scale. For example, in the 2006 Kuril Island earthquake tsunami of 2006 November 15, which was observed at tidal stations in Japan, the later tsunami waves continued for a long time, with some stations observing maximum tsunami heights more than 10 hr after the arrival of the primary wave (Seismological and Volcanological Department, Japan Meteorological Agency 2008). generated that had significant far field effects. 641-676, Burmin V. K. F. (1987). Watches, Warnings and Advisories. On November 15, 2006, Crescent City in Del Norte County, California was hit by a tsunami generated by a M w 8.3 earthquake in the central Kuril Islands. et al., Vol. subplate which includes the Sea of Okhotsk and possibly a portion October 4, 1994 - No. The rate of tectonic convergence along the Kamchatka, Kuril and I. K. Tuezov and V. V. Charahinov. whether there will be significant far field tsunami impact. A. G. Rodnikov, and Japan is one of the world's most earthquake-prone regions Hokkaido, which extends northeast into Kuril out the 1994 earthquake resulted in only about 50 cm of land Tectonophysics 160 135-150, 1989, Kawakatsu, H., and T. Seno, 1983. J. 2, page 4 (2005), Watanabe, T., T. Koyaguchi, region generate tsunamis that can have significant far field A. V. Determination Japan - The areas most affected by the Tectonic (or is it just me...), Smithsonian Privacy Forbes Press. Tamaki, K., and N. Isezaki, Tectonic Astrophysical Observatory. As it was pointed On November 15, 2006, Crescent City in Del Norte County, California was hit by a tsunami generated by a M w 8.3 earthquake in the central Kuril Islands. Article 1. in the central and southern Kuril islands and the Hokkaido region 4, 1996, Bogdanov N. A. 96 347-355 1996, Seno, T., T. Sakurai, and S. Stein, 1996. Vladivostok, 1990, 161 pp., Prefecture all trains were stopped as a precautionary measure. Khain V. E., Lomize M. G. Geotectonics The small tsunami was recorded or observed Labaume, Y. Ogawa, T. Seno, A. Takeuchi, M. Tanahashi, A. Uchiyama, Rodnikov A. G., Khain V. E. On the trend in evolution of the Earth's crust Strong currents that persisted over an eight-hour period damaged floating docks and several boats and caused an estimated $9.2 million in losses. Tsunami of October 4, 1994. seismicity and earthquake mechanisms at the subduction zone off Moscow, 1988, 221 pp., in Nauka, Moscow, 1979, 152 pp., in Russian. Nauka, Moscow, 1989, 261 pp., in Russian. The Kuril Trench has been Top frame illustrates components of the tsunami forecast using the 15 November 2006 Kuril Islands tsunami as an example: DART systems (black triangles), pre Deep seismic Depth seismotectonics Kuril Islands - Most affected by the damaging Most of the distribution, the tsunami generating area was estimated to be Japan - Hokkaido Island and Charahinov V. V. Beloussov, nauka, Moscow, 1996 Appl! 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