Drilling vessel heads out to explore Nankai Trough quakes

Sep 13, 2013

Drilling vessel heads out to explore Nankai Trough quakes

A Japan-led team of seismologists set off Friday on a mission to drill deep beneath the seabed in a search for the origin of earthquakes. The deep-sea drilling vessel Chikyu departed from Shimizu, Shizuoka Prefecture, bound for the fracture in the Earth’s crust known ...