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Mount Fuji: the home of Japan's next big quake? - Asian Correspondent

Mount Fuji: the home of Japan's next big quake? - Asian Correspondent | Plate tectonics | Scoop.it
Mount Fuji: the home of Japan's next big quake?Asian CorrespondentAnd aside from routine earthquakes, scientists also believe a rupture is overdue because of recent activity along the Nankai Trough plate boundary.
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New study say more earthquakes likely in Haiti | Jean-Francois ...

New study say more earthquakes likely in Haiti | Jean-Francois ... | Plate tectonics | Scoop.it
Abstract: Historical records indicate frequent seismic activity along the northeast Caribbean plate boundary over the past 500 years, particularly on the island of Hispaniola. We use accounts of historical earthquakes to assign ...
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Two Feet from the Shore; Plate Tectonics, Paradigm Shifts and and ...

Two Feet from the Shore; Plate Tectonics, Paradigm Shifts and and ... | Plate tectonics | Scoop.it
Hess, showed that the further you move away from the mid ocean ridges (e.g. the mid-Atlantic ridge) the older are the rocks – the sea floor was spreading away from the ridges – and the new material was being formed at the ...
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4.2 earthquake hits Porirua - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz4.2 earthquake hits PoriruaStuff.co.nz"Wellington is right there on the [tectonic] plate boundary and it is a really active area. It is not really out of the ordinary.'' It is difficult to confirm whether it was an aftershock, she said.
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Mountains moving under the Pacific Ocean consumed by ...

Sonar study location along the Tonga TrenchCourtesy NOAA (with adaptation by author)Here's something you don't see everyday: some very amazing images of a chain of mountains heading toward a subduction zone in the ...
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AGU Blogosphere | GeoSpace | Drilling to tell a tsunami tale

RT @Allochthonous: Looking for evidence of past tsunamis on Californian coast. Apparently the Aleutian subduction zone the one to fear...
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The Biggerplate Blog: How to Mind Map: Studying and Revising with ...

The Biggerplate Blog: How to Mind Map: Studying and Revising with ... | Plate tectonics | Scoop.it
In this map, you can see (when we expand it fully) that James has included a number of diagrams to illustrate (for example) different plate boundary types, and compliment the written information he has provided.
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San Andreas Fault May Look Like a Propeller, Scientists Find ...

San Andreas Fault May Look Like a Propeller, Scientists Find ... | Plate tectonics | Scoop.it
Fuis and his team think the propeller shape may make it easier for the Pacific and North American plates to slide past each other, especially through some of the southern California mountain ranges, where the plate boundary is a bit crooked.
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Filling the Seismic Gap?

Some timely background on the seismic hazards from the subduction zone off the SW coast of Mexico http://t.co/c1HtZwmj via @Geoblogfeed...
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Highest volcanoes are in South America. Why? | Sandatlas

The Andes are on the one hand compressional orogene that is situated at the border of Nazca and South American plates but on the other hand it is also a volcanic range that sits on top of the subduction zone.
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Three earthquakes strike Gorda plate near northern California | The ...

This is a locked subduction zone so to see anything outside of the big one off the coast leaves room for concern. So knowing this fualt is locked what kind of signs (if any) can we expect to see before the big one breaks loose.
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