Science News 2011(English)

The long-period earthquake ground motion

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Running Time : 5minutes

Publication Year(JFY) : 2011


High-rise buildings which are several hundred kilometers away from the epicenter of the earthquake were seen swaying for more than 10 minutes on March 11. The soft ground brought this phenomenon.


Nobuo Fukuwa(Graduate School of Environmental Studies Nagoya Uni,Takuya Nagae(National research Institute for Earth science and D,Keiko Murakami(Narrator) (〒530-0043 4-4-10-202 Tenma Kitaku Oska,Graduate School of Environmental Studies Nagoya University