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Super Earthquake Hot Spots

• arclein
87% of the 15 largest (8.6 magnitude or higher) and half of the 50 largest (8.4 magnitude or higher) earthquakes of the past century are associated with intersection regions between oceanic fracture zones and subduction zones," says Dietmar Muller, researcher at the University of Sydney in Australia and lead author of the Solid Earth paper.