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Kenya Stretch/Snap
on May 15-16, 2005
from USGS

May 15, Kenya StretchingMay 16, Kenya Snapping

Note: Kenya, very much in the stretch zone due to the African Rift, turned black during the May 16 and May 17 big live seismos worldwide, showing extreme local stress. No earthquakes were reported! But stretch stress is often derailing tains and dropping bridges, not quakes.