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What kind of seismic activity is going to be generated by the tidal forces exerted on these two moon's ice sheets by Jupiter? Would it be a great enough differential in the ice sheets to preclude livable structures being built below the surface of the ice sheet?

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  • $\begingroup$ Do you only want facts, or are educated guesses welcome as well? $\endgroup$ – uhoh Feb 16 '18 at 14:10
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    $\begingroup$ As long as its not pureley opinion Im not too picky. All I can find anywhere else on the net is a vague "theres probably seismic activity." In an orbit around jupiter youd think tidally generated seismic effects would be a lot more pronounced than "some." $\endgroup$ – TCAT117 Feb 16 '18 at 16:21
  • $\begingroup$ What shielding information? $\endgroup$ – TCAT117 Apr 30 '18 at 19:37
  • $\begingroup$ Informative, but Im not asking about radiation, Im interested in siesmic activity generated by tidal forces. $\endgroup$ – TCAT117 May 1 '18 at 3:18
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    $\begingroup$ Huh, you're right, inspiration for the question is quite irrelevant, didn't notice that. I'll edit accordingly. $\endgroup$ – TCAT117 May 3 '18 at 15:45

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