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Official Journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

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Fig. 5

From: The 2015 M w 6.0 Mt. Kinabalu earthquake: an infrequent fault rupture within the Crocker fault system of East Malaysia

Fig. 5

Three schematic models of the cause of the Mt. Kinabalu earthquake: a the gravity sliding model, which requires a deep and gentle detachment underneath the Mt. Kinabalu connecting the normal faults to the deep-water fold-and-thrust belt offshore Sabah. b The tectonic shortening model, which the earthquake is caused by the localized extension near the anticlinorium axis above a major convergent fault interface. c The localized stress trigger model that the earthquake is triggered by the stress anomaly introduced by the 4-km-high topography of Mt. Kinabalu on the pre-existing fault

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