Correlation between tides and seismicity in Northwestern South America: The case of Colombia

  title={Correlation between tides and seismicity in Northwestern South America: The case of Colombia},
  author={Gloria A. Moncayo and Jorge I. Zuluaga and Gaspar Monsalve},
  journal={Journal of South American Earth Sciences},

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