Petrinja earthquake moved crust 10 feet
POSTED ON FEBRUARY 1, 2021 BY TEMBLOR
A preliminary analysis shows that the fault that slipped in December’s destructive magnitude-6.4 Petrinja earthquake slipped about 10 feet (three meters).
By Athanassios Ganas, National Observatory of Athens, Institute of Geodynamics
Panagiotis Elias, National Observatory of Athens, Institute of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing
Sotiris Valkaniotis, Koronidos Str., 42131, Trikala, Greece
Varvara Tsironi, National Observatory of Athens, Institute of Geodynamics; University of Patras, Department of Geology
Ilektra Karasante, National Observatory of Athens, Institute of Geodynamics
Pierre Briole, École Normale Supérieure de Paris, PSL Research University, Laboratoire de Géologie
Citation: Ganas, A., Elias, P., Valkaniotis, S., Tsironi, V., Karasante, I., Briole, P., 2021, Petrinja earthquake moved crust 10 feet, Temblor, http://doi.org/10.32858/temblor.156
*Editor’s note: The summary is written for a general audience. Those interested in a more detailed analysis should read the full article.