Discriminating between natural and anthropogenic earthquakes: insights from the Emilia Romagna (Italy) 2012 seismic sequence

Abstract The potential for oilfield activities to trigger earthquakes in seismogenic areas has been hotly debated. Our model compares the stress changes from remote water injection and a natural earthquake, both of which occurred in northern Italy in recent years, and their potential effects on a ne...

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Main Authors: Matteo Albano, Salvatore Barba, Gabriele Tarabusi, Michele Saroli, Salvatore Stramondo
Format: Article
Published: Nature Publishing Group 2017-03-01
Series:Scientific Reports
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-00379-2