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Re: Volcanoes EQ vs Fault EQ

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It is my understanding that volcanic related earthquakes are of smaller magnitude
but longer duration--harmonic tremors.  They can be just as devastaing as any
fault slip event.  Those with more geologic background could respond better I
think.

MRodrig273(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:

> I was just reading my 97 UBC and something just came across my mind since I
> work in an area that has Earthquakes caused by Volcanoes.
>
> Does anyone know the difference, if any, between Faults caused earthquakes vs
> Volcanoe caused earthquakes?  Does the new 1997 Near Field factor apply the
> similarly for the Volcanoe caused earthquakes?
>
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> Marlou B. Rodriguez
> Engineer
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> Robert Englekirk Inc. (REI)
> Englekirk and Sabol  (ESI)
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> Note:  The comments that I write, are not necessarily the comments of REI or
> ESI
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