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Subject: Re: Large earthquake near cost of Canada
From: Bob Hancock carpediem1@.........
Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2008 16:54:21 -0700
The Queen Charlotte fault is a transform fault; however, there are sections
both north and south that have different names and are either transform or
subduction. The mechanics of these two major recent events indicate a
strike slip movement.
On 1/6/08 4:34 PM, "Geoff" wrote:
> Isnt that area a subduction zone ?
> You get the biggest EQs at subduction Zones.
> You might get one like thay had off sumatra one day.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "J=F3n Fr=EDmann"
> Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2008 6:15 PM
> Subject: Re: Large earthquake near cost of Canada
> Hi all
> I do belive that West coast of Canada is at risk of getting a new big
> earthquake, possible around mag 6.5, but there is at least 12% chance of
> mag 7.0 or bigger earthquake in the area close to the two mag 6.5
> earthquakes that did happen yesterday.
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