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Prehistoric earthquakes discovered along San Andreas Fault - United States Geological Survey (press release)


For example, some inter-earthquake periods are as short as 20 years, while at least one period was almost 200 years long. Such patterns are consistent with other locations along the San Andreas Fault where these prehistoric earthquake records are ...

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 16:33:34 GMT | MORE DETAILS

A section of the San Andreas fault close to LA could be overdue for a major earthquake - Los Angeles Times


Southern California could be overdue for a major earthquake along the Grapevine north of Los Angeles, according to a sobering new study by the U.S. Geological Survey. The research found earthquakes happen there on average every 100 years. The last ...

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:21:43 GMT | MORE DETAILS

USGS study finds new evidence of San Andreas Fault earthquakes - temblor


In a manuscript accepted for publication yesterday, new evidence for 10 ground-rupturing earthquakes prior to 1857, along the Big Bend of the Southern San Andreas Fault was presented. The study, headed by Dr. Katherine Scharer at the USGS in Pasadena ...

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 19:22:29 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Stretch Of San Andreas Near LA Is Overdue For Massive Earthquake, Says Study - LAist


The study focused on Frazier Mountain in the Grapevine area, about 50 miles south of Bakersfield. The area, which sits by the San Andreas Fault, had never been studied in great detail before, reports the L.A. Times. What the researchers found was sobering.

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 19:01:47 GMT | MORE DETAILS

California Earthquakes: San Andreas Fault Could Cause Coast To Instantly Sink Below Sea Level - International Business Times


By assessing seismic activity, scientists have estimated in the past that a massive earthquake should strike California along the 800-mile San Andreas Fault line once every 150 years, meaning the hotspot should see one very soon. Now they've forecast ...

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:38:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

LA Residents Won't Like New San Andreas Prediction - Newser - Newser


Californians may expect the earth to move, but a new study of the San Andreas Fault suggests that the LA area is overdue for a Big One. The study by the US ...and more »

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:10:24 GMT | MORE DETAILS

3.6 earthquake centered near Ocotillo Wells rattles East County - fox5sandiego.com


The epicenter was further described as near the Imperial-San Diego county line, 6 miles north-northeast of Ocotillo Wells, or about 42 miles northwest of El Centro, according to the USGS. The region near the Salton Sea, along the San Andreas fault and ...and more »

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:48:17 GMT | MORE DETAILS

M=3.6 earthquake on San Jacinto Fault shakes San Bernardino ... - temblor


san-bernardino Last night's M=3.6 earthquake occurred on the San Jacinto Fault, which runs through the city of San Bernardino, posing a significant hazard to ...

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:49:40 GMT | MORE DETAILS

How a massive New Zealand earthquake broke the rules ... - Christian Science Monitor


Earthquakes can hop from one fault to another as long as the faults are less than three miles apart, say scientists. So how did a NZ quake 'jump' over 10 miles?

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:22:01 GMT | MORE DETAILS

USGS study says portion of San Andreas Fault could rupture - Fox 11 - FOX 11 Los Angeles


Now scientists have discovered a portion of the San Andreas fault along the Grapevine, north of Los Angeles, that could produce the same destruction if not ...and more »

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 06:34:34 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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