March 11, 2011
|The Honshu tsunami was generated by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake 80 miles east of Sendai, Honshu, Japan. Image shows a computer model simulation by the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory.|
Below are links to key NOAA tsunami forecasts, data, and background.
NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
NOAA Center for Tsunami Research
NOAA's TsunamiReady preparedness program
More tsunami links
Links to NOAA Research tsunami videos on YouTube
How Tsunami Buoys Work
Chilean Tsunami Feb. 27, 2010
Indian Ocean Tsunami - A Look Back
Alaska Sea Grant video on 1964 tsunami
The NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle, Wash., conducts research on tsunamis and has developed highly accurate models that simulate tsunami propagation based on data from NOAA DART buoys. See the latest simulation of the March 11 Honshu tsunami on the PMEL website.