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2 February 2010

Plans for a briefing on Capitol Hill

The model slip rate deficit, together with the dates of the large historical earthquakes, indicates the potential for a large (MW 7.5 or greater) earthquake on the Septentrional fault in the Dominican Republic. Similarly, the Enriquillo fault in Haiti is currently capable of a MW 7.2 earthquake if the entire elastic strain accumulated since the last major earthquake was released in a single event today. From Manaker, D., Calais, E., …


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