SCEC Highlights and News

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10/25/2018
Quake split a tectonic plate in two
On September 7, 2017, a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck southern Mexico, killing dozens and injuring hundreds. While e...
Scientific American
10/25/2018
Seattle students practice for The Big One
The Southern California Earthquake Center manages the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill, which started at 10:18 a.m. Thurs...
Seattle Times
10/25/2018
The Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill
Are you prepared for "the big one"? Today millions of people across the globe will participate in the annual Great @Shak...
Bloomberg
10/25/2018
The Great ShakeOut! -- 2018 Edition
USGS scientists have determined that nearly half of Americans are exposed to potentially damaging earthquakes based on w...
USGS
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
10/05/2018
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