The 2011 Tohoku-oki Earthquake (Ver. 4)

Our results was published in GRL.
Yagi, Y. and Y. Fukahata (2011), Rupture process of the 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake and absolute elastic strain release, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L19307, doi:10.1029/2011GL048701.
(Yuji Yagi, Univ. of Tsukuba)


Seismic Moment = 5.7 x 10^22 Nm (Mw 9.1);
source duration T = 150 s;
(strike, dip, rake) = (200, 12, 85)
(Lat = 38.103, Lon = 142.860, depth= 22 km).
[Epicenter determined by JMA]


slip distribution (GRD file for GMT) (7.7 Mb)
Slip on space knots (8 kb)
Slip distribution (text data: lat, lon, slip, depth) (4.2 Mb)

Slip distribution

Animation of rupture propagation


Focal mechanism, Source time function, slip distribution


Yagi, Y. & Fukahata, Y. Introduction of uncertainty of Green's function into waveform inversion for seismic source processes, Geophys. J. Int., (2011). (accepted)