22 Mar 2017, GNS Science
Last November's magnitude 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake was so complex and unusual that it is likely to lead to changes in the way scientists think about earthquake hazards in plate boundary zones worldwide, a new study says.Not only was it a record-setter for its complexity, but it was also one of the best recorded large earthquakes anywhere in the world.
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