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Table 1 Source parameters of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake obtained from inversion results

From: Applicability of source scaling relations for crustal earthquakes to estimation of the ground motions of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake

References Mo (inv.)a Mo (F-net) Length Width Rupture area Av. slip Max. slip Total asperity area
N m N m km km km2 m m km2 /area
Kubo et al. (2016) 5.3E+19 4.4E+19 46.9c 56 19.8b 24 930c 1344 1.66c 1.23 4.95c 4.55 178c 260 0.19 0.19
Asano K, Iwata T (2016) 4.5E+19 42 18 756 1.87 5.13 136 0.18
Yoshida et al. (2016) 4.8E+19 44b 18 792 1.98 5.18 160 0.20
  1. aSeismic moment obtained from inversion results
  2. bFault length and width are trimmed following the criterion of Somerville et al. (1999)
  3. cLogarithm averages of the three models