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Massive, state-long quake possible, says CalTech


By tvgnus   Follow   Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 1:37am PST   411 views   4 comments
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http://www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com/stories/001/?ID=22639

San Andreas Fault could rupture over its full length •  Supposedly stable segments can behave differently when an earthquake rupture penetrates into them A massive earthquake could rip along the entire 810-mile length of the San Andreas Fault, hitting both the Los Angeles Basin and the San Francisco Bay area simultaneously, according to new research from scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology.

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Peter P   Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 1:42am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 1

Such rupture would be the rapture.

Ceffer   Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 2:36am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 2

The Earth would chew CA up and spit it out like a tobacco wad.

Can't swallow, the liberals and traipsing whackoids would give it indigestion.

The lava beds would provide excellent grilling for cannibal anarchy.

CaptainShuddup   Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 3:41am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 3

Man makes apocalyptic plans and God just laughs.

I love it when we don't DIE, I get a lot of mileage out of that.

zzyzzx   Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 4:23am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 4

Would make for lots of cheap waterfront properties available.

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