Breaking up the hanging wall of a rift-border fault: The 2009 Karonga earthquakes, Malawi

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Biggs, J.; Nissen, E.; Craig, T. J.; Jackson, J.; Robinson, D. P.;

The southern East African Rift has an unusually large seismogenic thickness (35–40 km), which is responsible for wide tilted basins and extremely long faults with the potential for M7-8 normal-faulting earthquakes. From 6–19 December 2009, a shallow earthquake sequence ... View more
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