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Interseismic

An event or process possibly detected by geological/geophysical tools and analyses that occurs between two significant earthquakes.

Such manifestations may include for instance low or non negligible seismic activity in the aftermath of a major event mild warping of the ground-surface associated with the medium-term effects of an active fault or geodetic data indicating crustal movement across a particular region known for seismic activity.

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