SAN ANDREAS FAULT: TECTONIC TREMOR DETECTED DEEP BENEATH EARTH’S SURFACE RAISES RISK OF MASSIVE EARTHQUAKE

America’s most famous fault line, the San Andreas, is known for its frequent earthquakes, but one part of the system, the San Jacinto Fault zone, in inland Southern California, has been surprisingly quiet for the last 200 years. Now new research has detected small tremors deep under the fault system, suggesting it’s not as calm … Continue reading SAN ANDREAS FAULT: TECTONIC TREMOR DETECTED DEEP BENEATH EARTH’S SURFACE RAISES RISK OF MASSIVE EARTHQUAKE

The Big One is going to happen, no matter how much you want to deny it, California scientists say

Fear of earthquakes is part of life in California. But people experience this anxiety in different ways. For some, the fear prompts them to take steps to protect themselves: strapping down heavy furniture, securing kitchen cabinets and retrofitting homes and apartments. For others, the fear prompts denial — a willful ignorance of the dangers until … Continue reading The Big One is going to happen, no matter how much you want to deny it, California scientists say

WARNING: Disasterous ‘BIG ONE’ is Now ‘Imminent’ in California

Remember when you were a child and your mother would tell you that California will one day break off into the ocean? Well, it now seems, she might have been right. To think that you figured that entire time mom just didn’t want you to run away to California and become a recurring extra on … Continue reading WARNING: Disasterous ‘BIG ONE’ is Now ‘Imminent’ in California