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When an oceanic tectonic plate cracks
Royer, J.-Y. (2012). When an oceanic tectonic plate cracks. Nature (Lond.) 490(7419): 183-185. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/490183a
In: Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 0028-0836; e-ISSN 1476-4687, more
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Keywords
    Earth sciences > Geology > Tectonics
    Hazards > Geological hazards > Earthquakes
    Seismic activity
    Marine

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  • Royer, J.-Y.

Abstract
    Analyses of two recent earthquakes of great magnitude show how complex the breaking of the oceanic lithosphere can be, how it is linked to earlier great events and how it triggers seismicity worldwide.

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