A slow-motion section of the San Andreas fault may not be so harmless after all

Journal Reference: Genevieve L. Coffey, Heather M. Savage, Pratigya J. Polissar, Stephen E. Cox, Sidney R. Hemming, Gisela Winckler, Kelly K. Bradbury. History of earthquakes along the creeping section of the San Andreas fault, California, USA. Geology, 2022; DOI: 10.1130/G49451.1 Lesser known is the fact that the San Andreas comprises three major sections that can … Read more

Evidence for shared earthquakes between San Andreas and San Jacinto faults

Journal Reference: Alba M. Rodriguez Padilla, Michael E. Oskin, Thomas K. Rockwell, Irina Delusina, Drake M. Singleton. Joint earthquake ruptures of the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults, California, USA. Geology, 2021; DOI: 10.1130/G49415.1 Large earthquakes involving multiple faults increase the threat of strong ground shaking. However, each of these faults on their own can … Read more