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Subject: Re: Large earthquake near cost of Canada
From: John Lahr johnjan@........
Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2008 16:58:21 -0800
The two M6.5 earthquakes of 1/5/2008 on the Queen=20
Charlotte Islands Fault were well recorded by=20
AS-1 stations all across the US. I've posted=20
some information from Robert Butler, along with two seismograms.
They were both predominately strike-slip events.
At 03:54 PM 1/6/2008, you wrote:
>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"
> > To:
> > 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.
> > Regards.
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