Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | November 16, 2006

New Earthquake Model For Los Angeles Finds Some Faults Moving Faster Than Expected

“An analysis of slip rates for 26 active faults in the Los Angeles metropolitan area validates a new approach to modeling fault tectonics and finds that some faults may be moving faster than earlier models estimated, University of Massachusetts Amherst scientists report.”

Read article at ScienceDaily
TPE Link – Tectonics and Landforms
Map courtesy USGS (Source)


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