Preliminary Tsunami Simulation of the 44km E of Great Swan Island, Honduras Earthquake​

We have simulated the tsunami generated from the 44km E of Great Swan Island, Honduras earthquake (17.47°N, 83.52°W, depth=10.0 km, M = 7.6 at 2018-01-10 02:51:31.990 UTC according to USGS) on January 10, 2018 (Fig. 1). The assumed tsunami source is located within the aftershock area (Fig. 1). The fault length and width are 152 km × 20 km. The focal mechanism is strike=254º, dip=65º, slip=2º from the USGS’s W-phase moment tensor solution. The top depth of the fault was assumed to 1 km. The average slip on the fault is 3.8 m. The seismic moment is  2.765 x 1020Nm (Mw = 7.6) assuming the rigidity of 5 x 1010 N/m2. (see report)

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