Geology ~ Earthquake Patterns

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Created Jan 10, 2012
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1) MORs?
 
1) Heat flow leads to the eruption of pillow lava. Rising magma causes shallow focus vibrations...
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2) Axial Rift?
 
2) Shallow quakes, subsidance along fault causes quake (Low Richter).
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3) Transform Fault?
 
3) As oceanic spreads away from the MOR, horizontal movement of faults cause quakes  -...
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4) Subduction Zones?
 
4) Oceanic plate subducted under the continental - Shallow to Deep quakes. Start of the zone...


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