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QWhat type of earthquakes are most common at spreading centers and transform faults?

What kind , either superficial or deep , are more common in spreading centers and transform faults ? Why?

All I'm reading my book talks about the plates of oceans and earthquakes beneath the earth ..

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#1ABBIE Answered at 2013-02-17 00:10:07
Weak shallow earthquakes with epicenters that very rarely do any damage .
This compares with strong earthquakes with epicenters deep when one is considering destructive plate margins related to the subduction of oceanic crust under the continental crust . Dissemination centers
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