A series of fault lines previously thought to be unrelated is actually one long fault that could generate a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in Southern California, a new study shows.
Southern California’s section of the San Andreas fault is “locked, loaded and ready to roll,” according to Thomas Jordan, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center. The springs on the San Andreas system have been wound very, very tight, Jordan recently said at the National Earthquake Conference. The last big
The California Earthquake Authority estimates that only 10% of homes in the state have earthquake insurance protection. While the costs of the primary insurance policy may not be too pricey ($798 statewide average), the high policy deductibles may cause homeowners to pause. Earthquake policy deductibles vary from 5% to 25%,
As seen on ABC News: ABC US News | ABC Business News Forty-eight earthquakes have rattled the ground in Oklahoma in the past week, contributing to one of the most earthquak-fraught months on record in the state. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, Oklahoma has recorded 148 earthquakes of at
As seen on LA Times. By: Christine Mai-DucMarch 29, 2014, 11:28 p.m. About 50 residents were let back into their Fullerton apartment units, which had been red-tagged Friday night after the 5.1 La Habra earthquake, according to Fullerton Fire Battalion Chief John Stokes. City building department inspectors were out in force