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Subject: Re: Gulf of California quakes
From: Thomas Dick dickthomas01@.............
Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2009 12:57:56 -0500
Tnx Bob Hancock
> The answer to your first question is the focal mechanism of the event
> was a strike slip or lateral movement. See link:
Ok, I lacked knowledge in that area and then this fault was a
branch/extension of the San Andres fault.
> Tsunamis are more easily generated by vertical movement.
> The answer to your second question depends upon the networks you
> listen to. I saw extensive coverage of the multiple events including
> interviews of people from south of the border on Fox News.
> NBC didn't cover it at all.
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