John Kerr posted in earthquakes • fault zone • IODP • Japan • tohoku on February 8th, 2013.
Samples of rock drilled from depths of the Pacific seafloor have revealed the tremendous release of tectonic pressure that occurred during the 2011 Tohoku-Oki Earthquake. The findings could have important implications for the understanding of fault boundaries and tsunami risk near New Zealand, says a Kiwi geologist involved the research. The new study, published today […]
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