Supershear tsunami disaster

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A magnitude 7.5 strike-slip earthquake that struck Palu, Indonesia, in 2018 unexpectedly generated a devastating tsunami. Seismic data reveal that its rupture propagated fast, at supershear speed. Whether the two are connected remains to be seen.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)150-151
Number of pages2
JournalNature Geoscience
Issue number3
StatePublished - Feb 4 2019

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