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Short answer: Yes, but the odds are small. The USGS page that you linked to also links to a forecast: "According to our forecast, over the next 1 Week there is a 1 % chance of one or more aftershocks that are larger than magnitude 5.7." USGS also notes: No one can predict the exact time or place of any earthquake, including aftershocks. Our ...


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Faults are everywhere, mostly sealed, active or not. The question is how do the hot fluid conduits stay open in some places and not others. I am currently studying thermal (hot and others) spring distributions in many regions of the world, as well as fault zones, and hot spring conduits in fault zones. The fluid-rock interaction, and discrete flow channel ...


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