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NHESS | Articles | Volume 19, issue 8
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1639–1651, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1639-2019
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Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 1639–1651, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-1639-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 06 Aug 2019

Research article | 06 Aug 2019

A review and upgrade of the lithospheric dynamics in context of the seismo-electromagnetic theory

Patricio Venegas-Aravena et al.
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Several authors have shown evidence of electromagnetic measurements prior to earthquakes. However, these investigations lack a physical mechanism to support them. That is why we developed a theory that could explain many of these phenomena. Specifically, we demonstrate that the generation of microcracks in the lithosphere due to stress changes can explain and describe these electromagnetic phenomena.
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