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March 11, 2011 Sendai Earthquake as seen by gPhone Gravimeters Around the World

gPhone Gravimeters - one near Boulder, Colorado USA (red curve below), another at Scintrex's facility near Toronto, Ontario, Canada (green curve below) - captured the 8.9 magnitude earthquake near Sendai, Japan. The vertical scale is in milligals, with an arbitrary offset to see the separate response of the instruments in detail.

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The earthquake was centered off the coast of Honshu, near Sendai and about 370 km northeast of Tokyo:



The plot below includes data from a gPhone in Walferdange, Luxembourg (blue). Again, click on the plot for a full-sized version: