Thursday, November 17, 2016

Major Quake in San Andreas Fault Could Be Twice as Damaging as Previously Thought

A newly released analysis from CoreLogic reveals that a major earthquake along the San Andreas fault could damage twice as many homes as previously thought.

The global property information and analytics firm based its data on revised earthquake risk science from the U.S. Geological Survey’s Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast.

The forecast concludes that a large temblor could occur simultaneously in Northern and Southern California. READ MORE

A map shows California's topography, including areas along
 the San Andreas fault.        SILVIA FLORES, FILE PHOTO