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Scientists map fast-moving fault off Alaska

August 7, 2018By

U.S. researchers have completed the first high-resolution, comprehensive mapping of one of the fastest moving underwater tectonic faults in the world, located in southeastern Alaska. The mapping information will help communities in coastal Alaska and Canada better understand and prepare for the risks from earthquakes and tsunamis that can occur when faults suddenly move. Since 2015, scientists have been gathering... read more