Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in Alpine Fault • earthquake • Franz Josef • GNS Science • hokuri • john o'groats on March 6th, 2017.
Improving on their 2012 study in Science, GNS Science researchers have refined their understanding of past earthquakes on the South-Westland section of the Alpine Fault. The additional data, published last week in Earth and Planetary Science Letters, brings the estimated average interval between quakes from 329 ± 26 years, down to 291 ± 23 years. Though the […]
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