Recent Publications

Surface Creep Rate of the Southern San Andreas Fault Modulated by Stress Perturbations From Nearby Large Events Xu, X., Ward, L., Jiang, J., Smith-Konter, B. R., Tymofyeyeva, E., Lindsey, E. O., Sylvester, A. G., & Sandwell, D. T.
A physics-based earthquake simulator replicates seismic hazard statistics across California Shaw, B. E., Milner, K. R., Field, E. H., Richards-Dinger, K., Gilchrist, J. J., Dieterich, J. H., & Jordan, T. H.

In The News

When it comes to earthquakes, large, destructive ones dominate the headlines. But seismologists have long known that...
Rock formations that look like they could topple at any moment, aptly named “precariously balanced rocks,’’ are...
What's up in earthquake country? A compelling new report authored by two U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) researchers...
California is in an earthquake drought. It has been almost five years since the state experienced its last...
California is subject to a tsunami at any time, whether locally generated (in which we may have only minutes to act) or...

Recent Earthquakes

Earthquakes can happen at any time! See recent earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 or greater in California and Nevada: