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Intraplate Earthquakes in Europe—Source Parameters from Regional Moment Tensor Analysis

  • Jochen BraunmillerEmail author
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Part of the Springer Natural Hazards book series (SPRINGERNAT)

Abstract

Plate tectonics provides a highly successful framework to describe a wide range of geological observations invoking the motion of lithospheric plates. In its simplest form the plates are rigid and earthquakes are confined to boundaries where plates move relative to each other.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of GeosciencesUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

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