Tectonic Time Bomb: Recent Burst Of Seismic Activity Has Scientists Taking NoticeA recent burst of seismic activity along the West Coast has scientists taking notice.
San Andreas Fault Long Overdue For Major QuakeEarthquake experts say Southern Californians need to do more to prepare because the San Andreas Fault is long overdue for a major quake.
4.4-Magnitude Quake Shakes Monterey CountyA light earthquake has shaken a Central California region southeast of Monterey Bay.
Los Angeles Proposes Sweeping Upgrades To Prevent Earthquake CatastropheLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants to spend billions of dollars to strengthen thousands of vulnerable older buildings.
Earthquake Study Finds Fault Between Napa, Fairfield Primed For Magnitude-7.1 TemblorThey include the little-known Green Valley fault, which lies near key dams and aqueducts northeast of San Francisco. Underestimated by geologists until now, the fault running between the cities of Napa and Fairfield is primed for a magnitude-7.1 quake, according to researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey and San Francisco State University.
The Science Behind Earthquakes: What Causes Them?Trying to predict an earthquake’s arrival may not yet be possible, but learning about what causes them and remaining ever vigilant for the next one is vital.
Study: Irrigation Could Stress San Andreas Fault, Increasing Earthquake RiskExcessive groundwater pumping for irrigation in California's agricultural belt can stress the San Andreas Fault, potentially increasing the risk of future small earthquakes, a new study suggests.