5 Fault Lines Below Los Angeles: Potential Devastation

The San Andreas Fault in the Southern California desert gets most of the local earthquake press and the starring roles in summer blockbusters. But scientists … More

More Than 1,000 Earthquakes In California, Geologists Down Play Chance Of Them Being ‘Pre-Shocks’

The seismic storm that unleashed more than 1,000 small earthquakes in San Bernardino and Riverside counties these last three weeks … More

Scientists Say California’s East Bay Overdue For Largest Earthquake In Centuries

Nicholas Sitar is a professor of civil engineering at UC Berkeley, and he likes to joke that “earthquakes don’t come … More