SCEC Highlights and News

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

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10/15/2018
Geologists Detect Unexpected 'Deep Creep' Beneath California's Deadliest Faults
Scientists have long believed California's fault lines are locked in place in between large quakes. The researchers say ...
Weather Channel
10/10/2018
Prepare to Survive and Recover with ShakeOut, this October 18!
Everyone, everywhere should know how to protect themselves from earthquakes, whether they live, work, or play where eart...
SCEC
10/05/2018
Why the Tsunami in Indonesia Struck Without Warning
Fourteen years ago, Indonesia suffered one of the deadliest disasters in modern history, a 9.1-magnitude earthquake that...
The New Yorker
09/22/2018
San Andreas Fault: The Big One Is 'Inevitable'—But What Will Happen When It Hits?
If you live in California, you’ll know the Big One is coming: a powerful earthquake of up to magnitude eight is headed...
Newsweek
09/21/2018
After the Big One: Understanding Aftershock Risk
Your input is information about stress on a fault. The output is information about the locations of aftershocks. Scienti...
Stanford Earth
09/21/2018
Geoscientists Find Unexpected ‘Deep Creep’ Near San Andreas, San Jacinto Faults
A new analysis of thousands of very small earthquakes that have occurred in the San Bernardino basin near the San Andrea...
UMass
09/04/2018
In Quake-Prone California, Alarm at Scant Insurance Coverage
The ravages of wildfires in California have kept Dave Jones, the state’s insurance commissioner, very busy over the pa...
NY Times
09/04/2018
New California bridge gets sensors to gather earthquake data
A replacement bridge under construction at the second-busiest port in the U.S. isn't just a crucial route for cargo truc...
AP
08/31/2018
Earthquakes: Attacking aftershocks. Study uses AI technology to begin to predict locations of aftershocks
While scientists have developed empirical laws, like Bäth's Law and Ohmori's Law, to describe the likely size and timin...
Science Daily
08/30/2018
08/28/2018, M4.4 Earthquake near La Verne
Since our records began in 1932 we’ve had 9 events of M4 or greater within 10km of today’s event, the largest was M5...
SCSN