Natural Disasters - Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

Greatwave.jpg Web Links

Bob Raynolds, from the Earth Sciences Department, sent around the following email containing weblinks with summary information on the Japanese earthquake.

Related Websites
BBC News article
USGS Earthquake Distribution
Latest Japanese Earthquakes

More Web Links

Largest Earthquakes in World - USGS

Tsunami Event - March 11, 2011 Honshu

Tsunami Center - NOAA

Tsunami and Earthquake Research - USGS

Pacific Tsunami Museum - List of links

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

Universe Today - Massive 8.9 Earthquake Hits Japan; Tsunamis Predicted

Google map overlayed with NOAA-predicted tsunami times

Channel 7 in San Francisco-waves hit Calif

Types of radiation - Wikipedia

Images and Movies
Click on image for larger view.

Amazing video of Tsunami from street level - Stick with this video.  Things get worse. Puts perspective on the force of the water.

Earthquakes in the last week

Japan Earthquake Swarm - Google Earth animation

Tsunami propagation

Before and After images - NY Times
Before and After images - ABC News

Satellite photos - Japan before and after the quake

Tsunami event - Earth Observatory

DLR_20110312_japan_tsunami_sendai_tsx_changedetection_low1Affected areas
Web resource

screenshot_02Earthquake Area

tsunami-energy-map-lhvpd9-04-1024x863Tsunami Energy Wave

traveltimeTsunami Travel Time

Seismo_Japan_20110311_BNSJapan Seismology

  Preliminary simulation of the tsunami from the March 11, 2011 M=9.0 subduction zone earthquake offshore of Honshu, Japan


Savage Seas - wave machine simulator

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