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I noticed on the USGS earthquake web page that the Challis area has had 208 earthquakes so far this year. Only a few have been over 3.0, but that still seems to be a lot of earthquakes. Do smaller earthquakes ever give a prediction of a larger one in the future?
Question answered by Suzette Payne, Seismologist, Idaho National Laboratory The response to your question of smaller earthquakes giving a prediction of larger ones does not have straight forward an…