|Turkish earthquake: A wobbly domino falls
disaster supports a theory about how one quake can trigger others.
Stein, R.S., A.A.
Barka, and J.H. Dieterich. 1997. Progressive failure on the North
Anatolian fault since 1939 by earthquake stress triggering. Geophysical
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information about the earthquake in Turkey is available at http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/study/turkey/
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
London SW7 2AZ
Ross S. Stein
U.S. Geological Survey
Mail Code 977
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Lynn R. Sykes
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Palisades, NY 10964
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