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In New Zealand, where Wallace works, earthquakes do indeed occur during slow-slip events along this region’s subduction zones.
Some of the strongest earthquakes that people experience occur along subduction zones.
The Mariana Trench, the deepest point in the world, occurs in a subduction zone.Kilauea is erupting in Hawaii. Here are 7 things to know about volcanoes.|Umair Irfan|September 30, 2021|Vox
Kane, for instance, points out that a planet’s habitability is guided by a number of factors, including plate tectonics and subduction—a process that recycles carbon from the atmosphere into the planet’s interior—and its atmospheric chemistry.NASA is ending its 30-year Venus drought with two new missions|Neel V. Patel|June 2, 2021|MIT Technology Review
They base this on tiny, 4-billion-year-old crystals whose chemistry resembles that of modern rocks produced in subduction zones.Scientists Pin Down When Earth’s Crust Cracked, Then Came to Life|Howard Lee|March 25, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Predicting the exact arrival of a Cascadia Subduction Zone quake is also nearly impossible, and constantly evolving.
The Cascadia Subduction Zone is the wonky name for the place where all this mayhem will begin.
Subduction zones are found where one plate overrides, or subducts, another, pushing it downward into the mantle where it melts.
There are three types of plate boundaries: spreading zones, transform faults, and subduction zones.
Most faulting along spreading zones is normal, along subduction zones is thrust, and along transform faults is strike-slip.
And from hence lastly doth arise the solidity of the section, by addition and subduction.The Way To Geometry|Peter Ramus
The lines with barbs show zones of underthrusting (subduction), where one plate is sliding beneath another.Volcanoes|Robert I. Tilling