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A 500-year-dormant fault in California just shook our view of how earthquakes form
July’s West Coast quake that woke up the Garlock Fault was caused by numerous small faults.
Neighborhood Unknowingly Destroys “Iconic” Earthquake Science Spot
This shifting curb kept track of a California fault
Will An Earthquake Damage Your Area In The Next Year?
New map shows the likelihood
For Two Weeks, This California Town Has Averaged One Earthquake Per Hour
At 408 quakes so far, San Ramon sets a shaky new record
Rocks’ Balancing Act Gives New Insight Into Earthquakes
Precariously balanced rocks: a different kind of PBR
Satellite Data Maps Sea Floor’s Hidden Depths
A vibrant map of never-before-seen terrain
Japan’s 2011 Earthquake Happened In An Area Considered Low-Risk. Where’s Next?
New clues show how the massive Japanese earthquake happened, and how certain faults could pose a previously unrealized threat.
Why Aren’t We Afraid Of A Tsunami Hitting San Francisco?
When a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's eastern coast early Friday morning, we all feared a tsunami. But San Francisco gets earthquakes all the time, and we're not scared of a tsunami there. Why?
A 7.1 Earthquake Rattles the Central American Morning; Could’ve Been A Lot Worse!
Strike-slip, you're out