The November 2017 Mw 5.5 Pohang earthquake: A possible case of induced seismicity in South Korea

  title={The November 2017 Mw 5.5 Pohang earthquake: A possible case of induced seismicity in South Korea},
  author={Francesco Grigoli and Simone Cesca and Antonio Pio Rinaldi and Andrea Manconi and J. A. L{\'o}pez-Comino and John Francis Clinton and Rob Westaway and Carlo Cauzzi and Torsten Dahm and Stefan Wiemer},
  pages={1003 - 1006}
Triggering quakes in a geothermal space Enhanced geothermal systems (EGSs) provide a potentially clean and abundant energy source. However, two magnitude-5 earthquakes recently occurred in South Korea during EGS site development. Grigoli et al. and Kim et al. present seismic and geophysical evidence that may implicate the second of these earthquakes, which occurred in Pohang, as an induced event. The combination of data from a local seismometer network, well logs, satellite observations… 
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