lunes, marzo 14, 2011

Bajan las probabilidades de otro terremoto en Tokio

Del 70% al 40% durante los próximos días:

The 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake ~second report~
Note: This is a rush version, which may include translation errors.

Activities of Aftershock
The activities of aftershocks of "The 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake" has been very active. As of 15:10JST 14 March, the aftershocks larger than magnitude 7.0 occurred 3 times, and those larger than 6.0 occurred 44 times. The aftershocks have occurred in the large area off the coast of Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima, and Ibaraki Prefectures. When compared to past cases, the activity of aftershocks is very high.

Outlook of Aftershocks
Near the epicenter, maximum JMA Seismic Intensity of aftershocks may be 5- or higher.
A strong aftershock may occur tsunami. Be cautious when a tsunami warning or advisory is issued.
Estimating from the occurrence of aftershocks so far, the possibility of aftershocks with maximum JMA Seismic Intensity of 5+ or higher is 40% for the 3-day period from 2 p.m., 14 March, followed by 20% for the 3-day period from 2 p.m., 17 March to 2 p.m., 20 March.

Notes on Disaster Prevention
In the area where strong shaking was observed, keep vigilant to tremors by aftershocks which may cause landslides and house collapses.
Many places could be dangerous after tsunami and earthquakes. Be cautious and ensure adequate safety on your way back from the evacuation center, by following instructions and directions of the local emergency officers.
Stay away from coasts when tsunami warnings/advisories are issued.

Fuente: Agencia Meteorológica Japonesa

1 comentario:

Josune dijo...

Me alegro que haya bajado la probabilidad. Poco a poco se ira tranquilizando el tema.