- M 7.0 - Mozambique Earthquake 2006
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The February 22, 2006, M 7.0 Mozambique earthquake was the result of shallow normal faulting on or near the boundary between the Africa (Nubia) and Somalia plates, near the southern end of the East African Rift system. Focal mechanism solutions indicate that rupture occurred on either a northwest or south-striking, moderately dipping normal fault. Finite-fault modeling of satellite data and geological field mapping both indicate that rupture occurred on a south-striking, steeply westward-d...
- Publication Date
- Nov. 7, 2018, 3:55 a.m.
- Raster Data
- Africa , East Africa , Mozambique , Global
To be used as a hazard layer in GeoSAFE
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- Spatial Representation Type
- grid data is used to represent geographic data