Google provides before and after imagery in Google Maps Street View

December 14, 2011 by  
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To access Google’s digital archive of Northeastern Japan areas affected by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, click here.  The Google map will automatically start you in street view, so you can click and drag the image to explore the street view. In addition, if you would like to compare the...


PRELIMINARY STUDY OF THE 2011 JAPAN EARTHQUAKE (M 9.0) GROUND MOTION RECORDS V1.00

March 23, 2011 by  
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By Flavia De Luca and Iunio Iervolino Download report here


Strong Motion Observation Report by the Building Research Institute (BRI) of Tsukuba (near Tokyo), Japan

March 22, 2011 by  
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View here: http://smo.kenken.go.jp/smreport/201103111446


2011 Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku earthquake, Strong Ground Motion

March 15, 2011 by  
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The following is a PDF from the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention (NIED) showing the peak ground motions / accelerations / velocities for the earthquake; please click the following link: http://www.k-net.bosai.go.jp/k-net/topics/TohokuTaiheiyo_20110311/nied_kyoshin1e.pdf


Strong Motion Data Available From K-NET

March 15, 2011 by  
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Kyoshin Network Website for Strong Motion Data: http://www.k-net.bosai.go.jp/k-net/quake/index_en.html – visit here to download strong motion data for listed earthquakes


Earthquake Space-Time Sequence Plot

March 14, 2011 by  
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The following is a Japan Trench earthquake space-time sequence plot provided by J. Donovan & T. Jordan of the Southern California Earthquake Center.  It is up to date through early today, March 14, 2011. The red dots designate magnitudes above or equal to 6. Click here to view / download the actual...


Timelapse video of Japanese earthquake aftershocks

March 14, 2011 by  
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Explore a time-lapse animation of the hundreds of aftershocks to strike Japan following a massive 9.0-magnitude temblor on March 11, 2011 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42037498/ns/world_news-asia-pacific/


BRI Strong Motion Observation

March 13, 2011 by  
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From Building Research Institute of Japan: http://smo.kenken.go.jp/smreport/201103111446


Maps from USGS

March 11, 2011 by  
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NOAA Energy Plot

March 11, 2011 by  
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CREDITS: linked via http://nctr.pmel.noaa.gov/honshu20110311/Energy_plot20110311-1000.png The following is an energy plot of the M8.9 earthquake distributed over the Pacific Ocean: