Segment-Jumping Ridgecrest Earthquakes Explored in New Study

“On the morning of July 4, 2019, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck the Searles Valley in California’s Mojave Desert, with impacts felt across Southern California. About 34 hours later on July 5, the nearby city of Ridgecrest was struck by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake, a jolt felt by millions across the state of California and throughout neighboring communities in Arizona, Nevada, and even Baja California, Mexico. […]"

Read the entire article on the Ridgecrest earthquakes and the SeisSol simulations of it at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s blog:

Led by the Texas Advanced Computing Center, results of the Ridgecrest simulations were presented as an SC23 Scientific Visualization & Data Analytics Showcase at SC23: The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis.

Snapshot of the SC23 Ridgecrest showcase: fault system and seismic waves.