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Earth Tides Can Trigger Shallow Thrust Fault Earthquakes, Elizabeth S. Cochran et al, Science, 12 Nov. 2004.

The Great Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake of 26 December 2004, Thorne Lay et al, Science, 20 May 2005.

High-Resolution Surface-Wave Tomography from Ambient Seismic Noise, Nikolai Shapiro et al, Science, 11 Mar. 2005.

Global Observation of Omori-Law Decay in the Rate of Triggered Earthquakes: Large Aftershocks Outside the Classical Aftershock Zone, Tom Parsons, J. Geophys. Res., 107, 2199, doi:10.1029/2001JB000646, 2002.

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