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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Slow earthquakes: It's all in the rock mechanics

Slow earthquakes: It's all in the rock mechanics
Philadelphia PA (SPX) May 22, 2013 - Earthquakes that last minutes rather than seconds are a relatively recent discovery, according to an international team of seismologists. Researchers have been aware of these slow earthquakes, only for the past five to 10 years because of new tools and new observations, but these tools may explain the triggering of some normal earthquakes and could help in earthquake prediction. "New techn ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Slow_earthquakes_Its_all_in_the_rock_mechanics_999.html
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