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[SSS30-P12] Re-evaluation of Hypocenter of the Sakurajima Earthquake on January 12,1914
Keywords: The Sakurajima Earthquake on January 12,1914, smoked-paper seismogram record, first motion analysis, S-P time (Duration of Preliminary Tremor), hypocenter determination
The 100th anniversary passes from 1914 Eruption of Sakurajima, we determine hypocenter of this earthquake by using selected S-P time data not only reported ones but also re-measured from smoked-paper seismograms. As a result, the hypocenter is revealed near by Kagoshima-city.
The direction of first motion of smoked-paper seismogram recorded at of the Kagoshima meteorological observatory shows the hypocenter being located SE from the Kagoshima meteorological observatory.