SCEC Highlights and News

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

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11/23/2017
The real science behind the unreal predictions of major earthquakes in 2018
There is no way to predict an individual earthquake. Earthquakes occur when potential energy stored  along cracks i...
Washington Post
11/20/2017
Could the San Jacinto Fault Zone Rupture Sooner Than Expected?
A little-known section of the San Jacinto Fault in Southern California could erupt with a damaging earthquake a lot soon...
KQED
10/24/2017
Anticipating Aftershocks
Southern California has the highest earthquake risk of any region in the U.S., but exactly how risky and where the great...
TACC
09/28/2017
Webinar: Recent Earthquakes and Tsunamis: Gathering, Understanding, and Sharing Information with the USGS and NOAA Websites
The GeoHazards Messaging Collaboratory GMC will host a free earthquake and tsunami science and alerts training for membe...
09/19/2017
M 7.1 Earthquake - 5km ENE of Raboso, Mexico
The September 19, 2017, M 7.1 earthquake in Central Mexico occurred as the result of normal faulting at a depth of appro...
USGS
09/11/2017
Seismologists hope to create earthquake forecasts for California, using small temblors to warn of big ones
One day, next to the traffic map and weather forecast on your smartphone, seismologist Thomas H. Jordan envisions an app...
LA Times
09/08/2017
Powerful Quake Rocks Southern Mexico Coast; At Least 32 Die
One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country's southern coast, toppling hundreds ...
AP
09/08/2017
The SCEC Unified Community Velocity Model Software Framework
Read the recent entry in SRL written by SCEC CME developers and IT Architect Phil Maechling. | Realistic velocity m...
09/08/2017
USGS Details: Magnitude 8.1 Earthquake in Mexico
Visit the USGS event page for more information. For estimates of casualties and damage, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment...
USGS
08/23/2017
IRIS Webinar: Flavors of Pacific Northwest Earthquakes
The Pacific Northwest is vulnerable to several shades of shakes: - giant coastal quakes - isolated, 50-km-deep...