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

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Recent Earthquakes

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