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Earthquake California In May 2015
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.It provides authoritative estimates of the likelihood and severity of potentially damaging earthquake ruptures in the long- and near-term.
There are three main types of fault, all of which may cause an interplate earthquake: normal, reverse (thrust) and strike-slip.Normal and reverse faulting are examples of dip-slip, where the displacement along the fault is in the direction of dip and movement on them involves a vertical component. Normal faults occur mainly in areas where the crust is being extended such as a divergent boundary.
When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology. As the shaking started, everyone in the room began to laugh. Earthquakes are common in Japan—that one was the third of the week ...
Cal OES Divisions > Earthquake, Tsunami ＆ Volcano Programs > California Earthquake Early Warning Program
This past week an increase in seismic activity finally took place on the West Coast of the United States. In particular, Southern California was struck by a M5.3 earthquake next to the offshore pumping operations near Santa Barbara, CA — dust clouds were kicked up as small landslides occurred near the shoreline. See the video here:
The earthquake situation in California is actually more dire than people who aren’t seismologists like myself may realize. Although many Californians can recount experiencing an earthquake, most have never personally experienced a strong one.
According to current forecasts, California has a 93 percent chance of an earthquake with magnitude 7 or greater occurring by 2045. Early warning systems, now in development, could limit casualties and damage.
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USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards