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Small earthquakes, tectonic forces

January 1, 1992

Earthquake scaling and frequency-of-occurrence relations require that small earthquakes be just as important as larger ones in redistributing the forces that drive relative displacements across active faults of any dimension, including plate boundaries.

Publication Year 1992
Title Small earthquakes, tectonic forces
Authors T. C. Hanks
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Science
Index ID 70017000
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse