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The classical view of earthquakes

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The in situ recognition of the evidence of past earthquakes is a task which involves all the branches of geology. Signs of a past earthquake, in fact, can be identified on the landscape morphology and in the rocks generated by fault movements on the fault zone.

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Shear Zone Fault Plane Seismic Moment Moment Tensor Fault Slip 
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