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A portion of the San Andreas fault line along the Grapevine has built up enough energy to release a quake that could shake for minutes.
The more than 250 earthquakes that hit southeast of Los Angeles on New Year’s Eve didn't do much physical damage, but they left some residents and scientists concerned about the possibility of future — and worse — quakes.
This weekend's earthquakes hit near the California-Mexico border, and the strongest was a 3.9 magnitude quake that struck about 170 miles southeast of Los Angeles beneath the town of Brawley, according to the Los Angeles Times.
That location, scientists said, is an important spot to watch because it connects two faults — the San Andreas and Imperial faults — and could therefore trigger dangerous and damaging quakes.
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Monday, November 14, 2016
Washington (AFP) - A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit northwestern Argentina Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake, at a depth of 62 miles (100 kilometers), struck shortly after 1400 GMT about 16 miles north of the city Chilecito in the South American nation's La Rioja province. Read more FULL ARTICLE
"Utter devastation" after major quake, aftershocks hit New Zealand (Reuters) - A strong new earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 rattled New Zealand's South Island on Monday, hours after a more powerful quake killed at least two people, damaged roads and buildings and sent thousands fleeing to higher ground. Read more FULL ARTICLE
Monday, October 3, 2016
SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Southern California residents should remain on heightened alert until Tuesday for the increased possibility of a major earthquake, officials said. Read more FULL ARTICLE
The threat of ‘The Big One’ has long loomed over the Pacific Northwest, where several major cities from Vancouver down to northern Califor...
The Seattle Fault cuts across Puget Sound and into Seattle itself. Restoration Point in the foreground, Alki Point is barely seen at the rig...
A 4.3-magnitude earthquake jolt, surprises Eastern and Central Kentucky and reverberates are felt by at least seven other states. U.S....
Earthquake History of the Seattle Fault on Bainbridge Island This is a collaborative research project among investigators from the U.S. Geol...