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Quake swarm near the California-Mexico border gets scientists' attention - Los Angeles Times


The Brawley Seismic Zone is particularly important to watch because it is the region that connects the San Andreas and Imperial faults, both of which can produce damaging earthquakes. The seismic zone extends for about 30 miles from the city of Brawley ...

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 11:25:18 GMT | MORE DETAILS

California Earthquake Update: After 250 Quakes Hit Over New Year's, Is Los Angeles Safe? - International Business Times


That location, scientists said, is an important spot to watch because it connects two faults — the San Andreas and Imperial faults — and could therefore trigger dangerous and damaging quakes. Luckily, the chance that a magnitude 5 earthquake or ...

Tue, 03 Jan 2017 15:14:09 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Temblor adds faults for 50 countries - temblor


alpine-fault-new-zealand The Alpine Fault on New Zealand's South Island is clearly visible from the air. This fault, which is similar to California's San Andreas Fault is capable of producing large magnitude earthquakes. (Photo from New Zealand ...

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:27:33 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Talk Next Week in Livermore on Geologic Beauty and Seismic Risk - Livermore Independent


A prominent Stanford geologist will speak in Livermore next week on the role that seismic dynamics have played in bringing physical beauty and a diverse landscape to Northern California, but also the risk of serious earthquake damage. The geologist is ...

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:09:28 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 near Hawthorne, Nevada is felt in parts of California [Video] - Blasting News


An #earthquake of magnitude 5.7 shook Nevada on 28 December. The epicenter was near Hawthorne, and USGS reported that some people have felt the tremor in California. The area is East of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and was located approximately ...

Wed, 28 Dec 2016 09:49:22 GMT | MORE DETAILS

The Rodgers Creek and Hayward Faults are revealed to be one fault, capable of a Magnitude=7.4 earthquake - temblor


This means that earthquakes as large as M=7.4 are possible on both sides of San Francisco Bay, rather than just on the San Andreas, as we had thought before. hayward-rodger-creek-fault-bay-area-fault-map- The new San Pablo Bay link between the ...

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 18:07:05 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Unusual earthquake warning prompts action, anxiety in Southern California - Los Angeles Times


A swarm of seismic activity at the Salton Sea that began a week ago prompted scientists to say there was an elevated risk for a big San Andreas fault earthquake. By Tuesday, that risk had lessened, and the California governor's Office of Emergency ...

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 04:09:13 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Risk of big earthquake on San Andreas fault rises after quake swarm at Salton Sea - Los Angeles Times


The rumbling started Monday morning deep under the Salton Sea. A rapid succession of small earthquakes — three measuring above magnitude 4.0 — began rupturing near Bombay Beach, continuing for more than 24 hours. Before the swarm started to fade ...

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:22:28 GMT | MORE DETAILS

San Francisco: Where Rich History Meets Innovation (Video) - Photonics.com


But as it flourished, the city's growth was set back by the great earthquake and fire of 1906. The San Andreas Fault slipped more than 10 feet, prompting broken water mains and triggering fires that raged for days. Several thousand people perished, and ...

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:27:58 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquakes: Reckoning With 'The Big One' in California—and It ... - Wall Street Journal


SAN FRANCISCO—For years, scientists believed the mighty San Andreas—the 800-mile-long fault running the length of California where the Pacific and North ...

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 02:44:57 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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