John Kerr posted in earthquakes • geophysics • GNS Science • Hikurangi • hikurangi margin • marine geophysics • slow slip • tsunami on May 6th, 2016.
For the first time, scientists have watched a slow-motion earthquake unfold below the sea, offering insights into the earthquake and tsunami risk New Zealand faces. A new study, published in the leading journal Science, reports on the Hikurangi Ocean Bottom Investigation of Tremor and Slow Slip (HOBITSS) experiment. Two dozen sensors deployed along the seafloor […]
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