Finding Seafloor Faults Linked to Puerto Rico Earthquake

Map of SW Puerto Rico coast and seafloor

Detailed Description

Map of the portion of the southwest coast of Puerto Rico affected by an earthquake sequence that began in December 2019, along with portions of the seafloor where faults involved in the earthquake sequence were suspected to exist. (A related image shows indications of seafloor faulting found on a USGS seismic research cruise led by USGS research geophysicist Uri ten Brink in March 2020.)


Image Dimensions: 1200 x 380

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Location Taken: US