April 2012 intra-oceanic seismicity off Sumatra boosted by the Banda-Aceh megathrust

@article{Delescluse2012April2I,
  title={April 2012 intra-oceanic seismicity off Sumatra boosted by the Banda-Aceh megathrust},
  author={Matthias Delescluse and N. Chamot-Rooke and R. Cattin and L. Fleitout and O. Trubienko and C. Vigny},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2012},
  volume={490},
  pages={240-244}
}
  • Matthias Delescluse, N. Chamot-Rooke, +3 authors C. Vigny
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine, Geology
  • Nature
  • Large earthquakes nucleate at tectonic plate boundaries, and their occurrence within a plate’s interior remains rare and poorly documented, especially offshore. The two large earthquakes that struck the northeastern Indian Ocean on 11 April 2012 are an exception: they are the largest strike-slip events reported in historical times and triggered large aftershocks worldwide. Yet they occurred within an intra-oceanic setting along the fossil fabric of the extinct Wharton basin, rather than on a… CONTINUE READING

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