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Deep underground forces explain quakes on San Andreas Fault https://phys.org/news/2020-09-deep-underground-quakes-san-andreas.html

https://phys.org/news/2020-09-deep-underground-quakes-san-andreas.html
Deep underground forces explain quakes on San Andreas Fault

phys.org

author

University Of Southern California

summary

Rock-melting forces occurring much deeper in the Earth than previously understood appear to drive tremors along a notorious segment of California's San Andreas Fault, according to new USC research that helps explain how quakes happen.