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INTERPLATE EARTHQUAKE [1 record]

Record 1 2015-02-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Vulcanology and Seismology
DEF

An earthquake with its focus on a plate boundary.

OBS

Offshore earthquakes of western Canada are of this type.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Volcanologie et sismologie
DEF

Tremblement de terre avec un foyer sur une frontière de plaque tectonique.

OBS

Les tremblements de terre au large de la Colombie-Britannique sont de ce type.

Key term(s)
  • tremblement de terre inter-plaque
  • séisme inter-plaque

Spanish

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