Notable Earthquake of the Week
Landers, California M7.3 Earthquake Photos - Click on the image to enlarge.
The surface rupture of the Landers earthquake tore across the pavement of Highway 247, showing strike-slip offset quite dramatically. (photo: unknown SCEC author)
Surface rupture produced left and right offsets in the asphalt of Highway 247, about one-half mile south of Reche Road. (photo: unknown SCEC author)
Chain-link fences in the Landers area served as excellent markers, not only of the location of surface rupture, but also its extent. (photo: Helen Qian, SCEC)
Views of the surface rupture caused by the Landers earthquake in some of the wide-open areas of the Mojave Desert. (photo: unknown SCEC author)
Notice the offset fence (photo: unknown SCEC author)
Images from the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC).
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