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icequake

[′īs‚kwāk]
(hydrology)
The crash or concussion that accompanies the breakup of ice masses, frequently owing to contraction from the extreme cold.
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Scientists listening in on icequakes that rumble through glaciers have developed a model that can predict a collapse up to 15 days before it happens, the team reports in a study posted at arXiv.
Volcano-Tectonic (VT) earthquakes, Long-Period (LP) earthquakes and Icequakes (IC) are the seismic signals classes considered in this study.
In this study, we consider three classes of seismic signals originating from NRV: Volcano-Tectonic (VT) earthquakes, Long-Period (LP) earthquakes and Icequakes (IC); of course, for every seismically monitored volcano, seismologists use their own classification with more detailed descriptions of every subtype of earthquakes (Zobin, 2003).