The earthquake drought of California will end, but when?
California faces more than a lack of rain. The Los Angeles Times declared that California is in an earthquake drought, and the end of the drought will bring destructive results. When Will the Next Big Earthquake Strike? In this L.A. Times article, experts paint a clear (and unsettling) picture of a big quake waiting to happen. […]
Earthquake Myths Explained: 9 Ways Fiction Got it Wrong
If you were to search the internet for “Earthquake Movies,” you may (or may not) be surprised with how many results you’ll find. San Andreas, Apocalypse, and 10.5 are three recent films that paint a grim story of the likely earthquake and the speculative aftermath. Is Hollywood onto something, or do these movies push more earthquake myths than fact? […]
The Mega-Quake Monster of Southern California
Sometimes, it’s hard to imagine what a colossal earthquake can do. Sure, there are plenty of creative interpretations in literature and cinema. What would a mega-quake do for a modern-day California city like Los Angeles? The results would be catastrophic. It may not be what we see in the movies, but the reality would be […]
San Diego at heightened risk for major earthquake
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 […]