Slippery Clay Explains Mystery of Tohoku-Oki Earthquake and Tsunami

Scientists now believe they have unraveled the mystery behind the devastating Tohoku-Oki earthquake that struck just off the coast of Japan in 2011, culminating in enormous tsunami waves that reached heights of up to 40 meters. Quite incredibly, it seems that a layer of slippery clay was responsible for causing the unprecedented fault slip. The … Continue reading Slippery Clay Explains Mystery of Tohoku-Oki Earthquake and Tsunami