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Catalog Shows Complex Rupturing During 2019 Ridgecrest Sequence

January 23, 2020

The 2019 Ridgecrest earthquake sequence, which startled nearby California residents over the 4 July holiday with magnitude 6.4 and magnitude 7.1 earthquakes, included 34,091 earthquakes overall, detailed in a high-resolution catalog created for the sequence.

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This Seismological Society of America (SSA) news release features research by USGS scientist David Shelly.