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Is This the Site of the Next Major Earthquake on the San Andreas Fault?

Many researchers hypothesize that the southern tip of the 1,300-km-long San Andreas Fault Zone (SAFZ) could be the nucleation site of the next major earthquake on the fault, yet geoscientists cannot evaluate this hazard until the location and geometry of the fault zone are documented. In their new paper for Lithosphere, Susanne Jänecke and colleagues ...

Troy Oakes

A sign for the San Andreas fault.