The 2022 Taiwan Earthquake: Crustal deformation detected by ALOS-2 data
M6.5 and M6.9 (USGS) earthquakes occurred in Taiwan on September 17, 2022 and September 18, 2022 (UTC), respectively. 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), W:ScanSAR(Wide)
(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 Taiwan 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