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Human-induced shaking

Avouac, Jean-Philippe (2012) Human-induced shaking. Nature Geoscience, 5 (11). pp. 763-764. ISSN 1752-0894. doi:10.1038/ngeo1609.

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In 2011, a modest earthquake in southern Spain seriously damaged the city of Lorca. Analysis of surface deformation suggests that the quake was caused by rupture of a shallow fault patch brought closer to failure by the pumping of water from a nearby aquifer.

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Additional Information:© 2012 Macmillan Publishers Limited. Published online: 21 October 2012.
Group:Seismological Laboratory
Subject Keywords:Seismology; Structural geology, tectonics and geodynamics; Hydrology, hydrogeology and limnology
Issue or Number:11
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20121206-101046504
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Deposited On:06 Dec 2012 19:30
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