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Determining the cause of an earthquake in a seismically quiet zone

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The April 2017 earthquake at Moiyabana, Botswana, was unusual in that it occurred in an area with little previously known seismicity. This paper integrates a range of data sets (including magnetic, seismic, and InSAR data) to determine the likely cause of this earthquake. The nature of intraplate earthquakes, including their causes and source faults, are poorly constrained so this approach provides a foundation for future studies of other such seismic events. 


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