microearthquake


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microearthquake

[‚mī·krō′ərth‚kwāk]
(geophysics)
An earthquake with a low intensity, usually less than 3 on the Richter scale. Also known as microquake.
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Cladouhos, "Anomalous distribution of microearthquakes in the Newberry Geothermal Reservoir: Mechanisms and implications," Geothermics, vol.
Lund, "Focal mechanisms and the state of stress along the Parvie end-glacial fault, Northern Sweden," in Microearthquake Study of End-Glacial Faults in Northern Sweden.
Stewart, Principles and Applications of Microearthquake Networks, Academic Press, 1981.
Phillips, Precise microearthquake locations and fluid flow in the geothermal reservoir at Soultz-sous-Forets, France, Bull.
R., 2000, "'Microearthquake data elucidate details of Caribbean subduction zone", Geoph.
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For this reason, it may be hypothesized that the planes that host microearthquake clusters have the same orientation as the hydraulic fracture fissures produced during magma injection (emplacement).
Microearthquake seismicity and fault plane solutions around the Nekor strike-slip fault, Moroco.
Fehler: Detailed joint structure in a geothermal reservoir from studies of induced microearthquake clusters, J.
Stark, "Imaging injected water in The Geysers reservoir using microearthquake data," in Proceedings of the Geothermal Resources Council Trans, pp.
and Anderson, D.W.: 1998, Induced microearthquake patterns and oilproducing fracture systems in the austin chalk, Tectonophysics, 289, 153-169.
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