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Japan coastline moved 800 feet after earthquake sea water went away satellite image shows

Japan coastline moved 800 feet after earthquake sea water went away satellite image shows
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Japan coastline moved 800 feet after earthquake sea water went away satellite image shows

Japan coastline moved 800 feet after earthquake sea water went away satellite image shows

There was an earthquake in Japan on January 1, the first day of the new year. An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale caused damage in many areas of the country. A scene of devastation was seen especially in the Noto Peninsula. Now satellite images have revealed that due to the earthquake in Japan, many islands there have risen slightly above sea level and their coasts have also shifted. That means the sea has gone away from the shores.

Important information has been received about Noto Peninsula from satellite images. An X user named Nahel Belgherze has shared images of Japan's Noto Peninsula. The coastal pictures there show that the coasts have moved away from the sea. The pictures show how the geographical situation has changed after the earthquake and tsunami.

According to the report of Live Science, researchers from the Earthquake Research Institute at the University of Tokyo have said that during the investigation on the northwest coast of the Noto Peninsula, evidence of land uplift has been found at 10 places from Kaiso to Akasaki.

Due to coast shifting and land upliftment, many ports have dried up as water has moved away from the shores. Because of this it is becoming difficult to operate boats. According to another report, after the earthquake, the ground has risen at many places in Japan. At many places the ground has risen up to 13 feet.

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However, satellite images are testifying to the drying up of the coasts in the country. The places where there was water earlier, there is now drought. You can understand that moving back 800 feet is equal to the length of two American football fields. According to reports, this process is also called Coseismic Coastal Uplift.


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