It has been some time since the tragic sinking of the Russian submarine Kursk in the Barents Sea, on 12 August 2000. However, uncertainty regarding possible causes and scenarios of the accident still remain. Seismological tools provide the only method capable of assessing what happened in the dark sea depths. Modern, high-quality seismic systems located near the accident site and free access to observed recordings have made it possible for the seismological community to conduct an analysis of the data and contribute to investigations into the tragedy.

After the first announcements on the Internet and mass media regarding possible explosions...

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