Modeling a tsunami generated by Nothern Sumatra earthquake [12/26/2004]

Information Page: The December 26, 2004 Earthquake Tsunami,
Northern Sumatra, Indonesia (Kyoto University)



 model3 (Update: 01/11/2005)

Simulation Conditions

Simulation Area of model3

Fault Parameters

Fault - 1
  • 95.75 E,   2.5 N
  • (Strike,Dip,Slip) = (329,15,110)
  • (L,W) = (330km,150km)
  • Dislocation = 11m
  • Depth = 7.0km
Fault - 2
  • 94.0 E,   5.0 N
  • (Strike,Dip,Slip) = (340,15,110)
  • (L,W) = (570km,150km)
  • Dislocation = 11m
  • Depth = 7.0km
Fault - 3
  • 92.0 E,   10.0 N
  • (Strike,Dip,Slip) = (5,15,110)
  • (L,W) = (300km,150km)
  • Dislocation = 11m
  • Depth = 7.0km

Result


Initial Warter Surface

Initial Surface

Maximum Tsunami Height

Max Level

Modeled Tsunami Waveform 

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Simulation Area
BandaAche
Colombo
Nias
Galle
Phuket
Yala
Madras
Male



model2

  • (Strike, Dip, Slip) = (330, 13, 55)
  • (L,W) = (800 km, 85 km)
  • Dislocation = 11 m
  • Depth = 7 km
  • result2

  • Tsunami Movie (Quick Time Movie: 1.8MB)
  • Maximum Tsunami Height
  • Tsunami arrival time
  • Numerical modering of tsunami (model1,2)

  • Spatial Grid Size = 10min. x 10min.
  • Temporal grid size = 20sec.
  • Computational domain =  (30 N - 30 S,  60 E - 120 E )
  • Simulation Area

    model1

  • (Strike, Dip, Slip) = (350, 13, 55)
  • (L,W) = (800 km, 85 km)
  • Dislocation = 11 m
  • Depth = 7 km

    result1

  • Tsunami Movie (Quick Time Movie: 1.6MB)
  • Maximum Tsunami Height
  • Tsunami arrival time


  • E-mail: admin@tsunami2.civil.tohoku.ac.jp
    Last modified: 01/11/2004