Near-real-time aftershock hazard maps

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Figure 1: Preliminary stress perturbation map (calculated at 10 km depth) overlain on the Satellite Radar Topographic Mission digital elevation model of the earthquake source region.


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We thank I. Main, C. Mitchell, G. McMullan, S. Coulthard and S. McDowell for commenting on an early version of the manuscript and R. Stein and E. Kirby for constructive reviews. This work was supported by the UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) under research grants NE/F01161X/1and NE/C00I32X/1.

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McCloskey, J., Nalbant, S. Near-real-time aftershock hazard maps. Nature Geosci 2, 154–155 (2009).

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