Experts Warn Of High Risk Of Nankai Trough Tsunami

Experts warn of high risk of Nankai Trough tsunami

A panel of Japanese experts says that over the next 30 years, many people living along the Nankai Trough face a higher chance of experiencing a deadly tsunami than being injured in a traffic accident.

The government's Earthquake Research Committee gave the assessment in a report on Friday.

Experts Estimate High-rise Sways In Nankai Quake

Experts estimate high-rise sways in Nankai quakeA panel of experts says top floors of high-rises in Osaka could sway up to 6 meters if a huge earthquake occurs in the Nankai Trough off western Japan
The government panel on Thursday released its first estimates for high-rise swaying caused by long-period ground motion of a Nankai Trough jolt.