In response to the devastating Japan earthquake and tsunami, Esri is providing assistance to a myriad of organizations involved in the disaster response.
After the severe earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ was activated on the morning of the 11 March 2011.
March 11, 2011 will be remembered as the date of one of the largest earthquakes and tsunamis in living history.
A magnitude 7.9 earthquake occurred at 2:46 pm on March 11, 2011 near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. Tsunami warnings are issued along the Pacific coast line.
In Japan floods triggered by record heavy rainfall have occurred since 20 October 2010.
In Japan floods and landslides triggered by record heavy seasonal rainfall have occurred nationwide since 11 June 2010.