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Tectonic Background of the Wenchuan Earthquake

By Yunsheng Wang, Runqiu Huang, Yonghong Luo, Hongbiao Xu, Shitian Wang, Liangwen Jiang and Yusheng Li

Submitted: February 20th 2011Reviewed: July 26th 2011Published: February 8th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/27587

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Yunsheng Wang, Runqiu Huang, Yonghong Luo, Hongbiao Xu, Shitian Wang, Liangwen Jiang and Yusheng Li (February 8th 2012). Tectonic Background of the Wenchuan Earthquake, Earthquake Research and Analysis - Seismology, Seismotectonic and Earthquake Geology, Sebastiano D'Amico, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/27587. Available from:

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