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A new technique developed by scientists at California’s Stanford University has confirmed that the Los Angeles would experience stronger-than-anticipated ground movement should major seismic activity occur to the city’s south.
The long standing mystery of what drives a particular type of earthquake that occurs deep within the Earth and accounts for one in four quakes worldwide might have been solved by a team led by Stanford researchers.
The magnitude 9 earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 were like a one-two punch â€“ first violently shaking, then swamping the islands â€“ causing tens of thousands of deaths and hundreds of billions of dollars in damage.
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