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The geology of earthquake swarms

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Differences between earthquake sequences in the crust and adjacent uppermost mantle at oceanic transform faults are revealed by a seafloor seismic experiment at the Blanco Transform Fault.

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Fig. 1: Map showing 65 global mid-ocean ridge transform faults (yellow line segments) with lengths>75 km.

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McGuire, J.J. The geology of earthquake swarms. Nature Geosci 12, 82–83 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0302-1

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