Japan, Taiwan and New Zealand collaborate on seismic hazard models

In Japan, Taiwan and New Zealand, one of the largest driving forces behind earthquakes is the active convergence of tectonic plates at rates of four to eight centimeters per year. The plate boundaries in each region are complex throughout the length of ... ( read original story ...)

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