16 Mar 2022 quake article Fig_2

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The Coulomb stress imparted by the three intra-slab events since 2011. The imparted stress is very high in the apparent gap between the 2011 and 2022 events, but it is also high surrounding these ruptures. This is an idealized view of the surrounding faults, which assumes they are all roughly parallel to the three past ruptures.

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