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Fingerprinting slow earthquakes (w/Podcast)

(PhysOrg.com) -- The most powerful earthquakes happen at the junction of two converging tectonic plates, where one plate is sliding (or subducting) beneath the other. Now a team of researchers, led by Teh-Ru ...

Apr 23, 2009
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Depth, distance reduce impact of California quake

One of the largest earthquakes to hit California in decades rattled the state's northern coast, but its depth and distance from shore reduced the impact on land, where there were no reports of injuries or damage, scientists ...

Mar 10, 2014
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