Powerful quakes could weaken other geologic faults, study finds

10/1/2009 | Reuters

Strong earthquakes could result in the weakening of fault lines in other distant areas, according to a study by U.S. researchers. Powerful quakes that occurred elsewhere triggered changes in the liquid levels in the cracks of the San Andreas fault and made seismic activities milder but more frequent, indicating the fault is weakening, the experts found.

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