A shallow moderate earthquake of MN (Nuttli magnitude) 4.1 occurred near Sudbury, Ontario, at 07:22:55 UTC (02:22:55 local time) on 29 November 2006. The event was located 6 km from Lively, Ontario, and was induced by mining activity at Inco's Creighton mine. Inco's in-mine monitoring system, and its subsequent visual inspection, places the event at 46.478 N 81.203 W, at a depth of 2.35 km. This event offers us a rare close-up view of a moderate earthquake, because it was recorded at close distances by five three-component broad-band POLARIS (Portable Observatories for Lithospheric Analysis and Research Investigating Seismicity; http://www.polarisnet.ca)...
A Very Close Look at a Moderate Earthquake near Sudbury, Ontario
Gail M. Atkinson, SanLinn I. Kaka, David Eaton, Allison Bent, Veronika Peci, Stephen Halchuk; A Very Close Look at a Moderate Earthquake near Sudbury, Ontario. Seismological Research Letters ; 79 (1): 119–131. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/gssrl.79.1.119
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