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Japan Quake Lifted Seabed 16 Stories—Largest Recorded

December 4, 2011

Japan‘s devastating March 11 earthquake shifted the seabed by as much as 165 feet (50 meters)—the largest slip yet recorded, a new study says.

That’s considerably larger than in previous reports, which in May put the shift at 79 feet (24 meters).

Japan Quake Lifted Seabed 16 Stories—Largest Recorded.

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