Volcanic origin of the 1741 Oshima-Oshima tsunami in the Japan Sea

  title={Volcanic origin of the 1741 Oshima-Oshima tsunami in the Japan Sea},
  author={K. Satake},
  journal={Earth, Planets and Space},
  • K. Satake
  • Published 2007
  • Geology
  • Earth, Planets and Space
  • The generation mechanism of the 1741 Oshima-Oshima tsunami, which is considered to be the most destructive tsunami that has ever originated in the Japan Sea, has been the subject of much debate. The tsunami caused about 2,000 casualties along the Hokkaido and northern Honsu coasts and inflicted damage as far as the Korean Peninsula. The tsunami source is located between recent tsunamigenic earthquakes, but there is no historical record of an earthquake in 1741. In contrast, the records indicate… CONTINUE READING
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