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NASA Radar System Surveys Napa Valley Quake Area

Posted on September 1, 2014

NASA scientists are planning to conduct an airborne survey of earthquake fault displacements in the Napa Valley area of Northern California, using a sophisticated radar system developed by NASA’s Jet propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.
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Recent Chilean Earthquakes Signal Potential for Similar Future Events

Posted on August 14, 2014

Despite the magnitude 8.2 earthquake that hit northern Chile in April 2014, the plate boundary in that region is still capable of hosting shocks of the same size or even greater in the near future, according to new research presented in Nature.
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Earthquake Plot Thickens in Pacific Northwest

Posted on July 31, 2014

Nearly forgotten research from decades ago complicates the task of quantifying earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest, according to a new report from scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Washington, and other universities.
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