Tag: San Andreas

San Andreas Fault Ready to Rumble, Expert Says

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

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The next ‘big one’ might not come from the San Andreas

The next mega-earthquake to shake the continental U.S. might not be the San Andreas Fault in California, but from a far more dangerous fault farther north. The Cascadia subduction zone, which runs from Northern California to British Columbia, could deliver a temblor 30 times stronger than the San Andreas. Scientists

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