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Slow eathquakes below Alpine Fault

John Kerr posted in on May 23rd, 2012.

Researchers monitoring seismic activity under the Southern Alps have reported ‘slow’ and ‘creeping’ earthquakes occurring deep under the mountain range. A team of researchers from Victoria University of Wellington have recorded a number of prolonged bursts of low-strength seismic energy, termed tectonic tremor, on the southern alpine fault-line. Their findings were published in the journal […]

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