Tectonic Stresses in Mine Seismicity: Are They Significant?
Lithostatic stresses and their redistribution around mine excavations are thought to be the dominant driving force in the generation of most mine tremors and rockbursts.
Wong, I.G. 1993. Tectonic stresses in mine seismicity: Are they significant? Paper presented at the Rockbursts and Seismicity in Mines 93. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium, Kingston, Canada.