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Japanese slow earthquakes could shed light on tsunami generation

15 Jun 2017, PSU

Understanding slow-slip earthquakes in subduction zone areas may help researchers understand large earthquakes and the creation of tsunamis, according to an international team of researchers that used data from instruments placed on the seafloor and in boreholes east of the Japanese coast.



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