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Review Article

Geotechnical Distinction of Landslides Induced by Near-Field Earthquakes in Niigata, Japan

Table 3

Comparisons of earthquakes.

Mid-NiigataMid-Niigata OffshoreNorthern Nagano

Date23 Oct. 200416 July 200712 March 2011
EpicentreChuetsu areaChuetsu offshoreNorthern Nagano
Depth13 km depth17 km depth8 km depth
CauseThrust faultThrust faultThrust fault
MagnitudeM6.8M6.8M6.7
JMA intensity7 (at Kawaguchi)6 upper (at Kashiwazaki)6 upper (Sakae)
Max.
acceleration
1750.2 gal
(at Tokamachi)
812.7 gal
(at Kashiwazaki)
803.5 gal
(at Tsunan)
AftershockFrequentRareRare
LandslidesThousandsMediumMedium

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