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Transform faults are found where plates slide past one another. The San Andreas fault, along the coast of California and northwestern Mexico, is an example of a transform-fault plate boundary. Earthquakes at transform faults tend to occur at shallow depths and form fairly straight linear patterns.

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March 6, 1988
M 7.7, Alaska – Felt (V) at Anchorage, Cordova, Glennallen, Gustavus, Homer, Juneau, Metlakatla, Pelican, Port Graham, Sitka and Valdez. Also felt (V) in some sections… Read More

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