Recent earthquake highlights one of Hawai‘i's most hazardous faults

Recent earthquake highlights one of Hawai‘i's most hazardous faults...

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The Hilina Pali on Kīlauea Volcano's south flank is visible evidence of the steep Hilina Fault System. Beneath this system lies the flat-lying dEACUTEcollement fault that has no visible surface expression, but has produced several large earthquakes in the past 200 years. Photo courtesy of Ingrid Johanson.

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Image Dimensions: 2816 x 2112

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