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Shallow slow slip events detected along Nankai Trough, Japan

Researchers have discovered signals due to slow slip events with huge amounts of slip along the Nankai Trough subduction zone, southeast of Japan. The findings shed light on the marine sedimentary environment and plate tectonics of Nankai Trough and may help in...

January 16, 2020

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Japanese earthquake zone strongly influenced by the effects of friction

Kyushu University-led researchers identified strong influence of pre-existing fault and plate structure on earthquake location and behavior in the Nankai Trough offshore of Japan. The islands of the Japanese archipelago are affected both by frequent, low-magnitude...

October 26, 2017