aseismic

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aseismic

(eɪˈsaɪzmɪk)
adj
1. (Geological Science) denoting a region free of earthquakes
2. (not in technical use) denoting a region free of all but a few small earthquakes
3. (of buildings, etc) designed to withstand earthquakes
Translations
aseismisch
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Localization of brittle neo-tectonic features with the fault traces, tilt of sandstone and conglomerate without brittle deformation are the evidences of aseismic creep movement along the faults.
Nevertheless, no direct evidence of the aseismic creep movements along the HPFZ is available for the time of the above described water level anomalies.
This has led some seismologists to postulate that the Juan de Fuca subduction is taking place by aseismic creep -- that is, the plates are sliding smoothly past one another without jerks that would rattle the earth.