[unav_all] Sendai earthquake: up to 6 meters of coastal displacement

Brad Aagaard baagaard at usgs.gov
Sat Mar 12 10:43:50 MST 2011


Link from http://supersites.earthobservations.org

http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jishin.go.jp%2Fmain%2Fchousa%2F11mar_sanriku-oki%2Findex.htm&sl=ja&tl=en&hl=&ie=UTF-8

http://www.jishin.go.jp/main/chousa/11mar_sanriku-oki/index.htm

appears to indicate 4.0 m of horizontal motion and 0.70 m of subsidence 
along the northeast coast.

Brad


On 3/12/11 9:22 AM, Jeff Freymueller wrote:
> Meghan, just to clarify, those numbers are a prediction based on the
> USGS finite fault slip model (based on seismology only), not a direct
> measurement from GPS.
>
> Jeff
>
> On Mar 12, 2011, at 8:10 AM, Meghan Miller wrote:
>
>> We now have a report from Jeff Freymueller of 5-6 meter GPS determined
>> surface displacements along the northeast coast of Japan.
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