Massive, state-long quake possible, says CalTech

By tvgnus   follow   Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 1:37am PST   ↑ Like   ↓ Dislike   509 views   4 comments   Watch (1)   Share   Quote  

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   befriend (5)   ignore (4)   Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 1:42am PST   Like (1)   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 1

Such rupture would be the rapture.

Ceffer   befriend (0)   ignore (1)   Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 2:36am PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   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.

Tenpoundbass   befriend (1)   ignore (21)   Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 3:41am PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   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   befriend (10)   ignore (6)   Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 4:23am PST   Like   Dislike     Share   Quote   Comment 4

Would make for lots of cheap waterfront properties available.

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