SCEC Highlights and News

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

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New pathways and large-scale community partnerships awards expand Frontera’s research impact
Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) Earthquake Modeling, Ground Motion, and Hazard Simulations, with Christine ...
July 2020: Ridgecrest Earthquake First Anniversary
Highlights from geology, geodesy, seismology, geotechnical and forecasting studies associated with the 2019 Ridgecrest e...
Operational aftershock forecasting during the Ridgecrest sequence
The 2019 Ridgecrest earthquake sequence was the first significant ‘real-world’ application of the Third Uniform Cali...
Lessons from the 2019 Ridgecrest earthquakes: a geodetic perspective
The 2019 M7.1 Ridgecrest earthquake was the third major earthquake to occur in the Eastern California Shear Zone since t...
Imaging the Ridgecrest earthquake ruptures from drones to space
The 2019 Ridgecrest earthquake sequence occurred on two orthogonal faults, rupturing the surface in a complex pattern th...
Damage to fragile geological features from the 2019 M7.1 Ridgecrest earthquake
Figure 1. (Left) Location of the Trona Pinnacles relative to the southeastern end of the  ...
COVID should remind us all to have a disaster recovery plan
If the current COVID-19 environment has taught us anything, it’s that a crisis can hit Los Angeles with sudden, deva...
LA Daily News
How the Ridgecrest earthquake sequence unfolded
  In July 2019 southern California was shaken by the largest quake to occur in the past twenty years, a M7.1 ear...
The Ridgecrest earthquake sequence — one year later
  Dear SCEC Community,   Surface rupture from the July 5, 2019 M7.1 earthq...
Earthquake geology and the Ridgecrest earthquake
Most SCEC scientists were preparing for 4th of July celebrations when the M6.4 Ridgecrest earthquake occurred. Numerous ...