Definition of aseismic in English:


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Pronunciation: /eɪˈsʌɪzmɪk


  • Not characterized by earthquake activity.
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    • Part of this complexity can be related to the presence of irregularities on the subducting plates, such as aseismic ridges and arc terranes.
    • Much recent work in the south and west Pacific has focused on the nature of uplift along the region's island arcs: either aseismic (vertical creep) or coseismic.
    • We want to understand the connections between aseismic deformation and earthquake occurrence.

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