Okinawa | Miyako Island | Sunayama Beach

Incident Details:

year: 2000
location: Sunayama Beach
area: Miyako Island
country: Okinawa
fatality: fatal
species: white
victim: Takayuki Miura
gender: M
age: 31
injury: fatal
time: 17h00
species detail: 2.5 m white shark
source: M. Shimbun
species: white shark
date: 16-Sep-00
activity: Surfing

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 2000 on the date reported as 16-Sep-00 - Takayuki Miura, a male aged 31 was Surfing near Sunayama Beach. A white shark was reported to have attacked Takayuki Miura. The attack was fatal