California Earthquake Every 150 Years

Worse shaking than northridge. Intense shaking would be worse. Southern California would feel even worse shaking if a magnitude 8.2 earthquake hit here than what was experienced in Mexico on Sept. 7.

The 2015 Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast, Version 3, or UCERF3, is the latest official earthquake rupture forecast (ERF) for the state of California, superseding UCERF2.

A rare series of rainstorms could submerge swaths of California under an inland sea.

The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake occurred in Northern California on October 17 at 5:04 p.m. local time (1989-10-18 00:04 UTC). The shock was centered in The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park approximately 10 mi (16 km) northeast of Santa Cruz on a section of the San Andreas Fault System and was named for the nearby Loma Prieta Peak in the Santa ...

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards

Nobody knows when "The Big One" is going to hit California, but here's how experts think it will play out when it does...

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Because of high premiums and deductibles, only about 10% of Bay Area homeowners opt for earthquake coverage.

Earthquake hits San Andreas ‘Big One’ fault line three times in SAME place in California CALIFORNIA has been rocked by three earthquakes which have hit almost the same spot in less than 24 hours along the notorious ‘Big One’ San Andreas fault line, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Cascadia has a rich and diverse history of earthquake activity, from the magnitude 7.5 event thought to have occurred in 900 A.D. along the Seattle Fault, to the more recent Klamath Falls (1993) and Nisqually (2001) quakes, to the hundreds of small quakes that occur every year but go mostly unfelt throughout the region.

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