Geologists revealed that the earthquake occurred over a thousand kilometres from the nearest tectonic plate boundary, scientifically known as an 'intraplate
regions are primed to be susceptible to induced earthquakes, as the geological stress states are already at critical stress conditions: the geological structure is in a quasistatic equilibrium state [3, 5-7].
The consecutive fluid flow events could be related to pulsating phases of inversion, which started during the Campanian and ended with the Laramide pulse of intraplate
compression during Paleocene-Eocene .
and Fischer, T.: 2007, Intraplate
seismicity in the western Bohemian Massif (central Europe): A possible correlation with a paleoplate junction.
Late Pridoli to early Lochkovian transgression in this region was succeeded by Lochkovian to Pragian regression related to the impending collision of Avalonia with Laurentia; dextral oblique convergence of Avalonia with the irregular Laurentian margin created local transtensional zones within which terrestrial intraplate
volcanism occurred (Tucker et al.
The Christchurch earthquake was a moderate magnitude intraplate
bullseye event, which many Australian seismologists have reported as being the typical type of MCE style event that could occur in any of the major Australian capital cities.
Replicates of four different nonstudy plasma samples were included on each plate to account for inter- and intraplate
variability; coefficients of variation for these five markers ranged from 7-23% and 5-21%, respectively.
seismicity in northern Central Europe is induced by the last glaciation.
However, the lateral intraplate
magmatism of the crust can also generate characteristics similar to those of island arc granite (Plank, 2005).