Slow-slip earthquakes, like those in NZ, can relieve pressure on dangerous faults

The Nankai Trough is where the Philippine Sea Plate dives beneath the Eurasian Plate on which Japan sits. The fault beneath the seafloor that underlies the trough has been the source of devastating earthquakes and tsunamis. The last big quake on the …
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