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Faults May Gang Up on Los Angeles

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Science  12 Dec 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5652, pp. 1877
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5652.1877a

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SAN FRANCISCO-- One of southern California's active earthquake faults could trigger an adjoining fault to break, even though the two faults rupture in totally different ways, seismologists report on page 1946 of this issue.