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  • Three-dimensional view of a magnitude 7.9 earthquake on the Southern San Andreas Fault from an RSQSim simulation. Colors indicate elements that slipped in the earthquake, brighter colors show areas of higher slip. Faults that did not participate in this event are shown in gray. This simulated event is similar in size and location to the 1857 Fort Tejon Earthquake. (Image by University of Southern California / Kevin Milner.)

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    Tom Jordan and a team from the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) are using the supercomputing resources of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility, to advance modeling for the study of earthquake risk and how to reduce it.