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New Discoveries About San Andreas Fault Afterslip Shed Light on ... - Newsweek


Scientists have discovered that the San Andreas Fault in California continued to slip for up to 12 years after the magnitude 6 Parkfield earthquake that hit the ...

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:00:04 GMT | MORE DETAILS

M=4 earthquake at southern tip of the great 1906 San Andreas rupture - temblor


san-andreas-fault-map This Temblor map shows the location of today's earthquake with the sections of the San Andreas Fault labeled. The epicenter of this morning's earthquake is at the approximate southern tip of the 1906 San Andreas Fault rupture.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 18:11:38 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Lessons from Parkfield help predict continued fault movements after earthquakes - Science Daily


Some faults have long been known to creep aseismically between earthquakes, such as the part of the San Andreas Fault involved in the Parkfield quake, and these faults are thought to be more prone to afterslip. The fault involved in the Napa earthquake ...

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:11:48 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Why is the northern San Andreas so quiet when its Mendocino tip is so noisy? - temblor


While this is good for everyone's well-being, it also lets us examine smaller trends in earthquake behavior. Today, we thought we'd focus on the absence of earthquakes along the northern portion of the San Andreas, and how it is a stark contrast to the ...

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:22:55 GMT | MORE DETAILS

San Francisco remembers 1906 Earthquake | Orange County ... - Orange County Breeze


The 7.9-magnitude earthquake, dubbed the 1906 Great San Francisco Earthquake, crumpled infrastructures and caused massive fires in the Bay Area.and more »

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:06:48 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Watchdogs And Feds Say San Luis Reservoir At Risk If An Earthquake Strikes - Valley Public Radio


She says if the Ortigalita Fault or others nearby like the San Andreas shift the risk of the dam failing is high. San Luis is about 28 miles from the San Andreas Fault and around 23 miles from the Calaveras-Hayward Fault. A study from 1999 shows the ...

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 01:02:13 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?and more »

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:25:07 GMT | MORE DETAILS

M=5.7 earthquake highlights rifting Gulf of California - temblor


The Gulf of California is an important region tectonically as it marks a transitional corridor that separates the East Pacific Rise to the south, and the San Andreas Fault to the north. Over the last 20 million years, the western margin of the North ...and more »

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:02:08 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Earthquake Expert Prepares Next Generation of Earth Scientists - CSUF News


I will just say that the southern San Andreas Fault is capable of producing an earthquake as large in magnitude as the 1857 Fort Tejon earthquake. And that was magnitude 7.9! At a minimum, people should store extra water to last for about a week. If ...

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:02:33 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Golis: Seeing the California many people never see - Santa Rosa Press Democrat


Parkfield may seem a long way from Sonoma County — unless you happen to know that the same San Andreas Fault runs the length of the Sonoma County coast and caused the worst natural disaster in the history of Santa Rosa. At 5:12 a.m. last Tuesday, we ...

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:10:16 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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