The 2022 Afghanistan Earthquake: Crustal deformation detected by ALOS-2 data
An earthquake (M 5.9, USGS) occurred in Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan on June 21, 2022 (UTC). To measure the crustal deformation caused by this earthquake, we applied interferometric analysis using ALOS-2/PALSAR-2 data.The analysis clearly revealed the spatial distribution of crustal deformation.
*1 F: Stripmap (Fine)
(cf. ALOS-2 Project / PALSAR-2 (JAXA))
Analysis by GSI from ALOS-2 data of JAXA.
These results were obtained through the activity of the SAR analysis working group of the Coordinating Committee for Earthquake Prediction.
The 2022 Afghanistan Earthquake
ALOS-2 (Advanced Land Observing Satellite 2) launched by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on May 24, 2014
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Geography and Crustal Dynamics Research Center
Crustal Deformation Research
MUNEKANE Hiroshi: Head of Division