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Earthquakes tend to reoccur along faults, which reflect zones of weakness in the Earth's crust. Even if a fault zone has recently experienced an earthquake, however, there is no guarantee that all the stress has been relieved. Another earthquake could still occur. Further more, relieving stress along one part of the fault may increase stress in another part.

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March 2, 1933
M 8.4, Japan – 3,000 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes. Because this earthquake occurred about 290… Read More

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