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Generation Mechanism of Giant Earthquakes in Subduction Zones with Smaller-Size Interplate Earthquakes During Interseismic Period

By Takane Hori, Mamoru Hyodo and Shin’ichi Miyazaki

Submitted: March 7th 2011Reviewed: August 17th 2011Published: February 8th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/29249

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Takane Hori, Mamoru Hyodo and Shin’ichi Miyazaki (February 8th 2012). Generation Mechanism of Giant Earthquakes in Subduction Zones with Smaller-Size Interplate Earthquakes During Interseismic Period, Earthquake Research and Analysis - Seismology, Seismotectonic and Earthquake Geology, Sebastiano D'Amico, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/29249. Available from:

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