microearthquake


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microearthquake

(ˌmaɪkrəʊˈɜːθˌkweɪk)
n
(Geological Science) a mild earth tremor that is usually of a value between 0 and 3 on the Richter scale
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If they can increase the likelihood of getting a productive well every time they drill, it would be huge," says Lawrence Hutchings, a Berkeley Lab microearthquake imaging specialist who has worked in geothermal fields worldwide.
Stewart, Principles and Applications of Microearthquake Networks, Academic Press, 1981.
McEvilly T V and Majer E L (1982) ASP: An automated seismic processor for microearthquake networks Bulletin of Seismological Society of America 72 303-325
Tectonics of the Central Zagros (Iran) deduced from microearthquake seismicity.
GPS and microearthquake data suggest that the plate boundary lies under the land surface in northern Hokkaido, although it is difficult to trace the plate boundary.
1998, Induced microearthquake patterns and oilproducing fracture systems in the austin chalk, Tectonophysics, 289, 153-169.
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.
It shows the relationship between microearthquake locations beneath the MAR median valley and a volume of lower-than-normal seismic velocities.
2008, Post 2000-swarm microearthquake activity in the principal focal zone of West Bohemia/Vogtland: space-time distribution and waveform similarity analysis.
Considering that during the time period from January 2004 to August 2008 the number of active seismic stations operated by IGN was changing, the possibility in microearthquake locations was adequate to this situation.