Somehow, I'm not comforted by the decrease. Perhaps particularly that it's such a decrease over a decade or so.
That is, wouldn't that be an indicator that things may be locking together for a MORE massive release when such releases???
An idle curiosity is coming to mind as I ponder the above. I don't know if you want to bother with it, or not.
We've had Banda Ache . . . and Japan . . . What 5 other areas do you think would be the
however remote the possibility
of a 9.X quake?