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Creeping Reduces Quake Risk On Berkeley Fault, Say Science Authors

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August 24, 2000
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American Association For The Advancement Of Science
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A new model of the northern Hayward Fault in California's San Francisco Bay Area suggests that a major earthquake along that portion of the fault may be less likely than previously suspected, according to a report in the 18 August issue of the journal Science.

Washington D.C. -- A new model of the northern Hayward Fault in California's San Francisco Bay Area suggests that a major earthquake along that portion of the fault may be less likely than previously suspected, according to a report in the 18 August issue of the journal Science.


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American Association For The Advancement Of Science. "Creeping Reduces Quake Risk On Berkeley Fault, Say Science Authors." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 24 August 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/08/000824082006.htm>.
American Association For The Advancement Of Science. (2000, August 24). Creeping Reduces Quake Risk On Berkeley Fault, Say Science Authors. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/08/000824082006.htm
American Association For The Advancement Of Science. "Creeping Reduces Quake Risk On Berkeley Fault, Say Science Authors." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/08/000824082006.htm (accessed April 23, 2014).

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