Thursday, May 5, 2016

San Andreas fault 'locked, loaded and ready to roll' with big earthquake, expert says

Here’s the problem: Scientists have observed that based on the movement of tectonic plates, with the Pacific plate moving northwest of the North American plate, earthquakes should be relieving about 16 feet of accumulated plate movement every 100 years. Yet the San Andreas has not relieved stress that has been building up for more than a century. (Read More)