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New scientific research concludes that large earthquakes do not increase the global seismic hazard for more damaging earthquakes far from the mainshock. Although large aftershocks close to the mainshock remain highly probable following an earthquake
this is almost disappointing that a major earthquake on the pacific rim (ahem japan) could never set off a large earthquake in California or on the juan de fuca.
Originally posted by Mactire
but to say a quake couldn't effect other plates sounds like a "society soothing" report to me.