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We know where the next big earthquakes will happen — but not when - Vox


Scientists understand these kinds of earthquakes — which include those stemming from the San Andreas Fault in California — well. However, earthquakes can also occur within tectonic plates, as pressure along their edges cause deformations in the middle.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:00:48 GMT | MORE DETAILS

San Andreas Fault: 3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Los Angeles - Newsweek


Los Angeles was rocked by a 3.6 magnitude earthquake just before midnight Monday night, with its epicenter about 13 miles from the shaky city center. The U.S. Geological Survey said that some parts of the northwest of Los Angeles experienced “moderate” ...

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:17:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

How Damaging Would A Major Earthquake Be For San Francisco ... - Here And Now


There was a magnitude 3.6 earthquake in the Los Angeles area Monday night. It wasn't strong enough to cause serious damage, but it's a reminder of a looming ...and more »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:14:08 GMT | MORE DETAILS

What Mexico's earthquake means for California - CNN


As a result, Mexico has bigger earthquakes. The biggest Mexican earthquakes happen offshore and create tsunamis, but the earthquakes themselves are far from Mexico City. The biggest Californian earthquakes happen inland on the San Andreas Fault, and ...

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:37:43 GMT | MORE DETAILS

What is the San Andreas fault and where does it run? | Metro News - Metro


We examine the science behind perhaps the most renowned fault line the the world - the San Andreas fault.and more »

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:29:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Sooner or later L.A. will get hit by a Mexico-sized earthquake. We're ... - Los Angeles Times


It's just a matter of time before we get an earthquake as bad as Mexico's. Let's prepare.and more »

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:01:39 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Will a Catastrophic Earthquake Strike the U.S.? | Time.com - TIME


The likelihood that the U.S. will see a catastrophic earthquake within the next 30 years is very high — and it's not just the West Coast that's at risk, experts say.and more »

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:28:33 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Most of us are not ready for a major earthquake. This guy can help — and maybe save your life - Los Angeles Times


Earlier this year, when I toured the San Andreas fault with earthquake queen Lucy Jones, she reminded me that transportation, power, water, gas and communication arteries could be ruptured in a 7.8 jolt. Skyscrapers could topple and countless buildings ...

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:01:14 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Strong earthquake off the coast of Ferndale, California - September 22, 2017 - Earthquake Report


The Mendocino Fracture Zone is a fracture zone and transform boundary off the coast of Cape Mendocino in far northern California. It runs westward from a triple junction with the San Andreas Fault and the Cascadia subduction zone to the southern end of ...

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:10:33 GMT | MORE DETAILS

California could be hit by an 8.2 mega-earthquake, and it would be catastrophic - Los Angeles Times


An 8.2 earthquake would be far worse here because the San Andreas fault runs right through areas such as the Coachella Valley — home to Palm Springs — and the San Bernardino Valley, along with the San Gabriel Mountains north of Los Angeles.

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 00:06:11 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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