Listen to the earthquake that created the Great Honshu, Japan tsunami!
The terrifying sound of 2011 Honshu earthquake was recorded by an underwater hydrophone located near the Aleutian Islands of Alaska!
You’ve seen the shocking video of Japan’s 9.0 magnitude earthquake and its devastating aftermath. A newly released audio recording offers yet another glimpse of mother nature’s awesome power.
Scientists at the NOAA Vents Program at Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory and Oregon State University heard the March 11, 2011 Honshu, Japan earthquake using a hydrophone located near the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.
The normal low frequency of the earthquake sound in the water would not be audible to a human swimmer. On this video, the earthquake sound has been sped up so that it plays back at a higher frequency which we can hear.