28 earthquakes strike near Truckee

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At least 28 small earthquakes shook the Truckee, CA area on Tuesday morning. The largest was a 3.9 magnitude quake that struck around 2:09 A.M. right at the surface. Experts say it is common to see an increase in activity in dry seasons. Is earthquake preparedness part of your summer plan? Check us out at Read More »

What is the Cascadia Subduction Zone?

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The Pacific Northwest coastline has a hidden danger just beneath the surface. Its name is the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Escola State Park, Oregon Coast. How dangerous is the Cascadia Subduction Zone? The last massive earthquake from the Cascadia Subduction Zone was in the year 1700 and measured at 9.0 magnitude. There have been countless smaller Read More »

San Diego at heightened risk for major earthquake

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Research released last week means troubling news for the San Diego area. This new research found that the fault line under San Diego “can produce stronger and more frequent earthquakes than previously thought”. This follows the March announcement that a newly discovered link between fault lines in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties could Read More »