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April 7th, 2012
New System to Estimate Quake Scale in Minutes, Not Hours

A new system has been developed that can estimate the scale of crustal movement within minutes after a big earthquake, much faster than the system widely used now that takes more than five hours to do so, government officials and academics said Friday. The Geospatial Information Authority of Japan and Tohoku University began testing the new system using the satellite-aided global positioning system Friday, aiming to start full operation in fiscal 2013. Read More