The great Fort Tejon earthquake of January 9, 1857 (magnitude 7.8) was the last major earthquake in this region. It ruptured a 360 kilometer (220 mile) segment of the San Andreas Fault and produced 10.0 meters (33 feet) of offset in this area. Based on the average rate of fault movement calculated in problem 1b above, estimate how many years of accumulated strain were released during that earthquake. (Note: This answer is based on
a very simplistic assumption.)

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  1. Since I can't see the table, I can't do the calculation for you. You can see it.

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