The largest inland earthquake in North America in almost 150 years struck Alaska on 3 November 2002. It ruptured three different faults, with a total rupture length of ∼330 km. It started on the previously unrecognized Susitna Glacier Thrust Fault, a splay fault south of the McKinley strand of the Denali Fault system (DFS). Then the rupture transferred onto the main strand of the DFS and continued as a right-lateral strike-slip event for ∼220 km until it reached the Totschunda Fault, near 143°W longitude. At that point, it right-stepped onto the more southeasterly trending Totschunda Fault and stopped after rupturing...
Aftershock Sequence of the Mw 7.9 Denali Fault, Alaska, Earthquake of 3 November 2002 from Regional Seismic Network Data
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N. A. Ratchkovski, R. A. Hansen, J. C. Stachnik, T. Cox, O. Fox, L. Rao, E. Clark, M. Lafevers, S. Estes, J. B. MacCormack, T. Williams; Aftershock Sequence of the Mw 7.9 Denali Fault, Alaska, Earthquake of 3 November 2002 from Regional Seismic Network Data. Seismological Research Letters ; 74 (6): 743–752. doi: https://doi.org/10.1785/gssrl.74.6.743
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