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2014-04-18 16:21:19

Earthquake Models Help Identify Potentially Impacted Areas so Resiliency Plans, Resources and Materials Can Be Focused on Where They Will Be Needed Most SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/

San Francisco's 'Big One' In 1906 Was Third In A Series Of Quakes
2014-02-13 06:31:07

Geologic evidence that supports historical narratives for two earthquakes in the 68 years prior to the 1906 quake that devastated San Francisco has been discovered by a research team led by the University of Oregon.

Why Some Quakes Shake Faster Revealed By Tabletop Fault Model
2012-10-31 15:28:04

The more time it takes for an earthquake fault to heal, the faster the shake it will produce when it finally ruptures, according to a new study by engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, who conducted their work using a tabletop model of a quake fault.

Caltech Researchers Gain Greater Insight Into Earthquake Cycles
2012-05-11 08:08:27

New dynamic computer model first to show full history of a fault segment

2012-01-26 14:54:13

2010 Haiti quake possible start of new cycle of seismic activity, according to new study.

2011-12-01 11:19:43

Geophysicists from Potsdam have established a mode of action that can explain the irregular distribution of strong earthquakes at the San Andreas Fault in California.

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2011-07-20 02:45:00

Once you have penguins in your pocket, you'll wonder how you ever got along without them.

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2011-06-28 07:25:33

Study finds that faults beneath the Salton Sea ruptured during Colorado River floods and may have triggered large earthquakes on the southern San Andreas Fault.

2011-02-10 16:55:11

A chronology of 1,000 years of earthquakes at the southern end of the San Andreas Fault nixes the idea that lake changes in the now-dry region caused past quakes.


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