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2008-08-03 03:00:20

By Debbie Pfeiffer Trunnell Gary Arce is a firm believer that being forewarned is being forearmed, especially when it comes to earthquakes. So every year, the geology instructor takes students on tours of portions of the San Andreas Fault. It runs roughly 800 miles through California.

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2008-07-31 08:55:00

A linear string of mud pots and mud volcanoes suggest surface evidence for a southern extension of the San Andreas Fault that runs through the Salton Sea, according to a paper published in the August issue of the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA).

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2008-07-10 06:25:00

Scientists say they have discovered the ability to predict an earthquake hours before it strikes simply by studying changes in rocks.

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2008-05-22 14:22:06

Scientists released a report today describing the impact of a magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurring along Southern California’s San Andreas Fault.

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2008-01-22 14:50:00

A newly identified fault that runs under the Adriatic Sea is actively building more of the famously beautiful Dalmatian Islands and Dinaride Mountains of Croatia, according to a new research report.

2006-06-21 16:32:24

By Deena Beasley and Jeremy Lovell LOS ANGELES/LONDON (Reuters) - The southern end of the San Andreas fault near Los Angeles, which has not had a major rupture for more than 300 years, is under immense stress and could produce a massive earthquake, a new study said on Wednesday.

2006-06-21 12:25:12

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - The southern end of the San Andreas fault near Los Angeles, which has been still for more than two centuries, is under immense stress and could produce a massive earthquake at any moment, a scientist said on Wednesday.

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2006-06-21 12:00:00

The southern end of the San Andreas fault near Los Angeles, which has been still for more than two centuries, is under immense stress and could produce a massive earthquake at any moment, a scientist said on Wednesday.

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2006-05-12 19:32:11

A powerful earthquake on the southern San Andreas fault, which hasn't ruptured in over three centuries, is capable of producing prolonged periods of strong shaking in the greater Los Angeles region, a new study finds.

2006-04-18 14:55:17

By Mary Milliken and Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Franciscans were jolted out of their beds at 5:13 a.m.


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