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We show our respect to the associate editor and two anonymous reviewers, their comments and suggestions improve the quality of this paper significantly. This work was supported by the Project of China Earthquake Administration (Grant Nos. 2019CSES0109, 2018CSES0101), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 41874053, 42030108, 41731072) and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) (Grant Nos. 162301132637, CUGCJ1707), and the High-performance Computing Platform of China University of Geosciences.
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Zheng, Y., Guo, R. Earthquake potential of the seismic gap between the Wenchuan and Lushan earthquakes: Current status, thoughts, and challenges. Sci. China Earth Sci. 64, 503–506 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11430-020-9719-y