Slow earthquakes in ocean subduction zones shed light on tsunami risk

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Understanding "slow-slip" earthquakes on the seafloor -- seismic events that occur over a period of days or weeks -- is giving researchers new insights into undersea earthquakes and the subsequent creation of tsunamis. Through an ocean discovery program supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=242184&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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