Technical Comments

Comment on "The Great Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake of 26 December 2004"

Science  02 Dec 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5753, pp. 1431
DOI: 10.1126/science.1118950

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Lay et al. (Research Articles, 20 May 2005, p. 1127) estimated a 600-km length for the tsunami source region. Adding tide-gauge data from Paradip, the northernmost of the Indian east-coast stations and therefore the most critical constraint on the northern extent of the source, we estimate that its length was greater by ∼30%.

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