Earthquake risk: New fault discovered in earthquake-prone Southern California region

Posted by on October 4, 2016 5:52 pm
Categories: Science

A swarm of nearly 200 small earthquakes that shook Southern California residents in the Salton Sea area last week raised concerns they might trigger a larger earthquake on the southern San Andreas Fault. At the same time, scientists published their recent discovery of a potentially significant fault that lies along the eastern edge of the Salton Sea.

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