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Table 2 Fault parameters of the 1894 Shonai earthquake and its tested ranges and assumed sampling in the Monte Carlo simulations

From: Triangulation scale error caused by the 1894 Shonai earthquake: a possible cause of erroneous interpretation of seismic potential along the Japan Trench

Model parameter Range Sampling
Magnitude (Mw) 6.8, 6.9, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2  
Fault center 38.85ºN–38.95ºN, 139.95ºE–140.00ºE Gaussian
Fault depth (D) 0.0–5.0 km Random
Fault length (L) Scaling from Mw (Takemura 2005) Gaussian
Fault width (W) W = 0.5 L Gaussian
Strike (ϕ) N10°W–N10°E Random
Dip (δ) 20º–50º Random
Rake (λ) 70º–110º Random
Slip Determined from Mw, L and W  
Rigidity 30 GPa Fixed
Poisson’s ratio 0.25 Fixed