Investigating the Great Earthquake of 2012: the Mirage Expedition


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#2

Excellent! The headline made this sound like some intriguing science fiction.


#3

Wow, even bigger than the New Madrid quakes…


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I do hope they don’t encounter “pirates”.


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And ‘Bathymetry’ sounds like a Math Rock band.


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a potential pirate attack is preferable.

You might want to read up on modern pirate attacks, not storybook attacks - sexual assault, robbery, kidnapping.


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Take your Vitamin C daily, or else.


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ok, landlubber here. what’s an “I” deck?


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Off Topic, Technical Question:

Much of the text from this article is not displaying properly. It cuts off to the right. Is this a browser issue or is this on the site for everyone?


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Same for me, it cuts off


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@doctorow is this a family citizen science type trip?


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That may be because its epicenter was well within the Indo-Australian plate, at a depth of 50 kilometers.

Nope. The epicenter, by definition, was at the surface. It’s the hypocenter, or focus that was at that depth.


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