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A 220,000-year-long continuous large earthquake record on a slow-slipping plate boundary

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Science Advances  27 Nov 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 48, eaba4170
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba4170

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  • Received for publication December 2, 2019
  • Accepted for publication October 16, 2020
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  1. Yin Lu1,2,3,4,*,,
  2. Nadav Wetzler5,
  3. Nicolas Waldmann2,
  4. Amotz Agnon6,
  5. Glenn P. Biasi7, and
  6. Shmuel Marco1
  1. 1Department of Geophysics, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel.
  2. 2Dr. Moses Strauss Department of Marine Geosciences, Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel 3498838, Israel.
  3. 3Sedimentology and Marine Paleoenvironmental Dynamics Group, Institute of Earth Sciences, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg 69120, Germany.
  4. 4Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology Research Group, University of Liege, Liege 4000, Belgium.
  5. 5Geological Survey of Israel, 32 Yeshayahu Leibowitz Street, Jerusalem 9692100, Israel.
  6. 6The Neev Center for Geoinfomatics, Institute of Earth Sciences, Hebrew University, Jerusalem 9190401, Israel.
  7. 7Nevada Seismological Laboratory, University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV 89557, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: yinlusedimentology{at},{at}
  • Present address: Sedimentary Geology Group, Institute of Geology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck 6020, Austria.

  • Present address: Earthquake Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Pasadena, CA 91106, USA.


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