Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
Solid Earth, 10, 561–580, 2019
Solid Earth, 10, 561–580, 2019
Research article
25 Apr 2019
Research article | 25 Apr 2019

The Ulakhan fault surface rupture and the seismicity of the Okhotsk–North America plate boundary

David Hindle et al.

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On one of the least studied boundaries between tectonic plates (North America–Okhotsk in northeastern Russia), which moves very similarly to the famous San Andreas fault in California, we have found the traces of earthquakes from the recent past, but before the time of historical records. This makes us a little more sure that the fault is still the place where movement between the plates takes place, and when it happens again, there could be dangerous earthquakes.