cascadia subduction zone

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12:26 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Study: Offshore Fault Where The 'Big One' Originates Eerily Quiet

Researchers retrieve an ocean-bottom seismometer off the coast of Oregon in 2013.
Matt Cooper, Univ. of Oregon

Originally published on Tue December 2, 2014 5:58 pm

Any parent of a rambunctious youngster can tell you trouble might be afoot when things go quiet in the playroom. Two independent research initiatives indicate there is a comparable situation with the Cascadia earthquake fault zone.

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