World Record Title: The most destructive, the highest magnitude earthquake in Recently occurred: East Japan earthquake
World Record Creator: East Japan earthquake
World Record Holder: East Japan Earthquake
World Record Field: The most destructive, the highest magnitude earthquake in Recently occurred
World Record Rules: The most destructive, the highest magnitude earthquake in Recently occurred
World Record Number: 20120200034
World Record Valid: Until the world record was broken.
World Record Witness: Carrying the Flag World Records certifier 001
World Records Source: World record database of Carrying the Flag
Awarding Certificate Date: February 11, 2012
World Record Details:
Dating occurred recently, most destructive, the highest magnitude earthquake: Great East Japan Earthquake. 11 March 2011, 14:46 local time in Japan, northeastern Japan Sea Richter 9.0 earthquake and tsunami, causing heavy casualties and property losses. Miyagi Prefecture earthquake epicenter was located east of the Pacific Ocean, focal depth 20 km. Tokyo has strongly felt. Earthquake triggered a tsunami affected most parts of the Pacific coast. Caused by the earthquake in Japan Fukushima Daiichi Unit 1 to 4 nuclear accident occurred. April 1, Japan's cabinet meeting decided to quake known as the "Great East Japan Earthquake." As local time at 19 o'clock on April 12, the earthquake and resulting tsunami caused 14,063 people have been confirmed dead, 13,691 missing.