Multi-Fault Ruptures Can Trigger Larger Earthquakes, Stanford Study FindsOne of the strongest earthquakes in California history was likely caused when one fault line slipped and triggered another slippage along the San Andreas fault, according to new research.
4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Southern CaliforniaA small earthquake gave an early morning wake-up call to the inland region of Southern California.
San Andreas May Be A "Zipper" FaultA new explanation for colliding faults could help explain mysterious fault lines that have mystified geologists for decades.
Fault Threatening Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Possibly Linked To 2nd, Larger FaultThe Hosgri fault has long been considered the greatest seismic threat to Diablo Canyon nuclear plant; scientists think Hosgri may be linked to a longer, more dangerous fault to the north.
4 Small Earthquakes Strike Near Hollister Within Minutes Sunday MorningThe U.S. Geological Survey says a sequence of four earthquakes rattled the Central Coast area of California Sunday morning.
Seismologist Separates Fact From Fantasy In Quake Disaster Movie 'San Andreas'Hollywood's favorite geologic bad guy is back in "San Andreas" -- a fantastical look at California's real seismic threat.
The ‘Big One’ In California Could Trigger Other Large Earthquakes On Nearby FaultsThe research out of USC suggests that a major earthquake on the San Andreas Fault could trigger large earthquakes on other nearby faults, intensifying the damage over a larger area.
2.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes In Pacific Ocean Off Of Marin County CoastThe U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake measured magnitude 2.5 and struck at a depth of 6 kilometers at 7:41 a.m. local time, just west of the San Andreas Fault.
2.7 Earthquake Shakes San Francisco, Daly City Along San Andreas FaultA small earthquake shook off the coast of San Francisco and the Peninsula Friday afternoon.
List Of 4 San Francisco Bay Area Faults Ready To Rupture In Major EarthquakeFour areas of the San Andreas fault system in the San Francisco Bay Area have accumulated enough energy to produce major earthquakes, a new study finds.
The Science Behind Earthquakes: What Causes Them?Trying to predict an earthquake’s arrival may not yet be possible, but learning about what causes them and remaining ever vigilant for the next one is vital.
Earthquake Lab Along San Andreas Fault May Shut Down Due To Lack Of FundingA high-tech earthquake laboratory in the Central Valley, that has been studying the San Andreas Fault, is in danger of shutting down as funding has dried up for the unique lab in Parkfield.