PerspectiveEARTHQUAKE ANNIVERSARY

Halfway Through Reid's Cycle and Counting

Science  14 Apr 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5771, pp. 203-204
DOI: 10.1126/science.1124890

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Summary

100 years ago, San Francisco was hit by a great earthquake. The subsequent simple models of cyclical fault rupture have not yielded useful predictions; long-term study of seismic mechanisms are still required.