EPFL scientist gains fresh insight into the origins of earthquakes

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Lausanne, Switzerland (SPX) Oct 14, 2020

The speed and intensity with which seismic waves propagate after an earthquake depend mainly on forces occurring deep inside the rocks along a fault line, according to a study by EPFL scientist Francois Passelegue. His sophisticated models are giving us fresh insight into the factors that can trigger an earthquake. Sometimes barely noticeable, and at other times devasting, earthquakes are

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