Earthquakes: The lessons of Tohoku-Oki

Earthquakes: The lessons of Tohoku-Oki

Nature 475, 7356 (2011). doi:10.1038/nature10265

Author: Jean-Philippe Avouac

An exceptional data set documents surface deformation before, during and after the earthquake that struck northeastern Japan in March 2011. But models for assessing seismic and tsunami hazard remain inadequate. See Letter p.373