SCEC Highlights and News

Archive of SCEC highlights and news articles that may be of interest to the SCEC community.

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Earthquake Conspiracy Theorists Are Wreaking Havoc During Emergencies
On an early Friday morning in November 2018, the ground gave way in Anchorage, Alaska. At 8:29 a.m., a magnitude 7.1 ear...
NSF shakes up its earthquake research
The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) is shifting the foundations of its earthquake research, forcing a longtime ce...
Science Daily
Determining whether the worst earthquake has passed
After every major earthquake, seismologists warn the public that the danger has not yet passed: aftershocks will continu...
Clusters of small quakes ripple through Ventura
Twenty-four hours after a cluster of small earthquakes in Ventura, there was a new round of them Friday, including three...
Ventura County Star
Study says Southern California earthquakes increased stress on major fault line
A University of Iowa-led study has found that a series of Southern California earthquakes last summer increased stress o...
Newsletter: Do you feel earthquake anxiety?
On Wednesday, the governor’s office announced that a statewide earthquake early warning app was, at long last, ready. ...
LA Times
California launches earthquake early warning system 30 years after deadly San Francisco tremor
When two earthquakes rattled the San Francisco Bay area on Monday and Tuesday, it was a hint that this might be an extra...
Mayor Breed Joins Hundreds Of Students To Practice Earthquake Safety Drill
Hundreds of San Francisco elementary school students strengthened their earthquake preparedness skills Wednesday morning...
Study: California’s big July quakes strain major fault
The earthquakes that hammered the Southern California desert near the town of Ridgecrest last summer involved ruptures o...
Highlights from a Palm Springs Gathering
Each year, the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) gathers some 500 earthquake experts in the Southern Californ...