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Earthquake experts wonder whether Southern California is next - Washington Post


Brawley earthquakes have long been studied by seismologists. But something happened in September that sharpened the experts' concern that a temblor in Brawley could trigger a much bigger and destructive quake from the feared San Andreas fault, ...

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 13:05:43 GMT | MORE DETAILS

San Andreas Fault earthquake wakes San Bernardino and Riverside - temblor


This earthquake occurred in the San Andreas Fault Zone (SAFZ), along the San Bernardino Mountains section. On the basis of the M=3.4 earthquake location, depth, and 'focal mechanism' (its orientation and sense of slip), and the likely northeast dip of ...

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 01:42:43 GMT | MORE DETAILS

M=3.5 earthquake strikes near creeping San Andreas and Calaveras Faults - temblor


This earthquake occurred between the creeping sections of the San Andreas and Calaveras faults. The fact that they are creeping means that there is very slow continuous motion along the faults. Areas such as this do not tend to have large earthquakes ...

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 19:34:40 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Seismic Research Explores San Onofre's Earthquake, Tsunami ... - KPBS


New seismic research from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography explores the earthquake and tsunami threats to the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station ...and more »

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:10:44 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Protecting the Bay Area's water resources from earthquakes ... - temblor


A $4.8 billion project to protect the Bay Area's water resources is approximately 91% finished.and more »

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:47:54 GMT | MORE DETAILS

In earthquake capital of California, the shake of things to come ... - Reading Eagle


Special To The Washington Post. BRAWLEY, Calif. - Next to a field of alfalfa is a roadside sign celebrating the things that define life here, 170 mil.and more »

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:50:54 GMT | MORE DETAILS

San Francisco at risk from Seawall damage in a major earthquake - temblor


According to the USGS, there is a 72% chance that a M=6.7 earthquake will hit the Bay Area by 2043, with the majority of the hazard coming from the San Andreas, Hayward, and Calaveras faults. In the event of a large earthquake, shaking will likely be ...

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:12:26 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Santa Monica seeks to pass the nation's most extensive earthquake ... - Los Angeles Times


Santa Monica is poised to require safety improvements to as many as 2,000 earthquake-vulnerable buildings in what would be the nation's most extensive ...and more »

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:00:16 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Seismic concerns mount at Anderson Dam south of San Jose - temblor


... just south of San Jose is currently at 99.3% capacity. Due to seismic stability concerns, the lake is never supposed to be more than 68% full. In a 2011 report, AMEC Geomatrix determined that the dam would likely perform poorly in an earthquake ...

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:23:11 GMT | MORE DETAILS

February is Earthquake Awareness Month in Missouri - KMIZ - ABC17News.com


Earlier this month, Gov. Eric Greitens proclaimed February as Earthquake Awareness Month, in recognition of the earthquake hazard posed by the infamous ...and more »

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 23:27:37 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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  • MOST RISKY AREAS FOR A Mw 6.5+ EARTHQUAKE IN FEBRUARY 2017
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  • 02. SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS (8.33%)
  • 03. CHILE (7.42%)
  • 04. CHINA (5.52%)
  • 05. RUSSIA (4.33%)
  • 06. VANUATU (3.99%)
  • 07. GREECE (2.92%)
  • 08. TURKEY (2.76%)
  • 09. JAPAN (2.72%)
  • 10. KERMADEC ISLANDS (2.68%)
  • 11. PHILIPPINES (2.62%)
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  • 13. ALASKA (1.63%)
  • 14. NEW ZEALAND (1.57%)
  • 15. PORTUGAL (1.55%)
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  • 01. SUNDAY (15.2704%)
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