Recent Publications

Hierarchical interlocked orthogonal faulting in the 2019 Ridgecrest earthquake sequence Ross, Z. E., Idini, B., Jia, Z., Stephenson, O., Zhong, M., Wang, X., Zhan, Z., Simons, M., Fielding, E. J., Yun, S., Hauksson, E., Moore, A. W., Liu, Z., & Jung, J.
Exposing Los Angeles’s Shaky Geologic Underbelly Clayton, R. W., Persaud, P., Denolle, M. A., & Polet, J.

In The News

On October 17, 1989, at 5:04:15 p.m. (PDT), a magnitude 6.9 earthquake severely shook the San Francisco and Monterey...
On an early Friday morning in November 2018, the ground gave way in Anchorage, Alaska. At 8:29 a.m., a magnitude 7.1...
The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) is shifting the foundations of its earthquake research, forcing a longtime...
Twenty-four hours after a cluster of small earthquakes in Ventura, there was a new round of them Friday, including...
After every major earthquake, seismologists warn the public that the danger has not yet passed: aftershocks will...

Recent Earthquakes

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