According to the passage, which of the following is an assumption that may be invalidated by recent seismological evidence? A. Earthquakes are caused by stresses building up in faults within Earth's crust. B. Most major earthquakes can be predicted with reasonable accuracy. C. Faults are highly responsive to even minor stresses in neighboring faults. D. Most major earthquakes are followed by predictable aftershocks. E. A fault that has resulted in a major earthquake becomes quiet for a long period.