Depth of rupture, two scenarios

Collage of four graphs.

Detailed Description

The upper left plot shows the portion of a fault that ruptures in green. The local tsunami that is generated from this rupture is shown as a synthetic marigram (wave amplitude as a function of time). Fault C, shown in the lower left plot, ruptures much shallower in the earth and generates a substantially larger tsunami as shown in its accompanying marigram.


Image Dimensions: 781 x 444

Location Taken: US