The Cascadia Subduction Zone just off the Pacific Coast of the US can trigger earthquakes greater than magnitude 8. For the first time, scientists have created a comprehensive map of its subsurface.adventtr/Getty ImagesMarine geophysicists just published the widest survey of the Cascadia Subduction Zone to date.The Cascadia Subduction Zone is a fault located off the Pacific Coast shoreline, from Northern California to British Columbia.

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