On the stress tensor in Vrancea region

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M.C. Oncescu

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Presented is a new application of Gephart-Forsyth inverse technique for predicting directions and senses of slip. In Vrancea region, the compression axis is thus found to act in a NE-SW direction and not in a SE-NW direction, as is commonly thought from focal mechanism results. In addition, evidence is provided that the stresses in the crust are decoupled from those in the subducted slab.


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Oncescu, M. (1987). On the stress tensor in Vrancea region. Journal of Geophysics, 62(1), 62-65. Retrieved from https://journal.geophysicsjournal.com/JofG/article/view/101
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