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Fig. 5

From: A possible scenario for earlier occurrence of the next Nankai earthquake due to triggering by an earthquake at Hyuga-nada, off southwest Japan

Fig. 5

Coseismic slip distributions of the Nankai Trough earthquakes and a Hyuga-nada earthquake occurred in the shaded duration of Fig. 4a. As shown in (c) and (i), the large Nankai Trough earthquakes break entire region from western Shikoku to Tokai region almost simultaneously. While in small earthquakes, eastern and western parts of the Nankai Trough earthquake separately occur with time lag. At the end of the third cycle (i.e., (f), (g) and (h)), a Nankai earthquake occurs about 5 years after the occurrence of a preceding Hyuga-nada earthquake. Then, after 1 year, the Tokai earthquake occurs separately

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