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September 10, 2008

May 2008 Earthquake in China Could Be Followed by Another Significant Rupture

Scientists Say Nearby Faults Now Twice as Likely to Produce Strong Quakes

Fragmented Structure of Seafloor Faults May Dampen Effects of Earthquakes
July 12, 2007

Fragmented Structure of Seafloor Faults May Dampen Effects of Earthquakes

Studies of gravity fields suggest volcanism may smooth rough edges of tectonic plates

February 22, 2006

New Instrumentation May Help Scientists Understand Earthquake Mechanics

$1 Million Grant from the W. M Keck Foundation Will Support the Project

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January 13, 2005

Major Caribbean Earthquakes and Tsunamis a Real Risk

Events rare, but scientists call for public awareness, warning system

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