Preliminary simulation of the tsunami from the March 11, 2011 M=9.0 subduction zone earthquake offshore of Honshu, Japan
Viewpoint looks to the north. Simulation shows first 2 hours of tsunami propagation.
Please note that this Quicktime simulation may take several minutes to load. Also, the program used to create these simulations does not model nonlinear and breaking effects as waves travel into shallow water (e.g., Sendai Bay).
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