Disasters and Disaster Management – Sendai Framework, Floods, Cyclones, etc.

Rainwater linked to earthquake triggers: Study


  1. Context: Researcher identified that rainwater plays an important role to promote earthquakes
  2. Analysis taken at the Alpine fault where Pacific and Australian plates collide
  3. It shows that fluid from mantle and fluid from rainwater are channelled up the Alpine fault
  4. These fluids can weaken the fault zone by increasing the pressure
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