Title
M 7.0 - Mozambique Earthquake 2006
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Abstract

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...

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Raster Data
Keywords
Hazard
Category
geoscientificInformation
Regions
Africa , East Africa , Mozambique , Global
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Purpose

To be used as a hazard layer in GeoSAFE

Language
English
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Spatial Representation Type
grid data is used to represent geographic data

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