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Latest San Andreas Fault Stories

2006-04-18 11:49:57

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

2006-04-18 08:14:02

By Leonard Anderson and Jim Christie SAN FRANCISC

2006-04-17 17:46:09

By Leonard Anderson and Jim Christie SAN FRANCISC

2006-04-13 17:56:28

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco-area households are woefully unprepared for the "Big One," the catastrophic earthquake expected to strike the region one day, according to an American Red Cross survey released on Thursday.

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2006-04-13 17:55:00

San Francisco-area households are woefully unprepared for the "Big One," the catastrophic earthquake expected to strike the region one day, according to an American Red Cross survey released on Thursday.

2006-04-12 15:10:11

Using hand-me-down technology from the Cold War, scientists have discovered that the seafloor off the Pacific Northwest is a jumping kind of place, with thousands of small, swarming earthquakes and tectonic plates that are slowly rearranging themselves.

2006-03-29 13:15:55

Scientists on Tuesday unveiled what they described as the most detailed computer simulations of the catastrophic 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

2006-02-10 06:31:17

Scientists plan to use $2 million in federal "seed money" to try to learn more about the southern San Andreas Fault, including a segment that has not ruptured in more than three centuries.

2005-12-19 19:35:36

Ohio State University researchers using a new laser-imaging technique hope to draw new maps of the San Andreas fault that could help scientists better predict earthquakes in California. The image resolution on existing maps of the fault show post-quake earth movement of about 30 feet.

2005-12-06 20:20:00

Scientists studying the San Andreas fault in California will soon be able to monitor seismic activity from deep inside the Earth's crust so they can identify patterns that might foreshadow a major quake, scientists said on Tuesday.


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