Mendocino fault Earthquake

This sure looks like an earthquake on the Transform Plate Boundary fault system known as the Mendocino fault. I have plotted the moment tensor for this earthquake. The shaking intensity contours are plotted. Here is the USGS web page for this Mw 5.5 earthquake.


Category(s): cascadia, Chemeketa Community College, earthquake, education, geology, HSU, humboldt, mendocino, plate tectonics

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