Fault (geology)

San Andreas fault looking southeast in the San Joaquin Valley (AP Photo)

Report: Calif. quake mapping has slowed

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Very few earthquake faults in California have been mapped over the past two decades despite an ambitious campaign launched in the early 1970s to help scientists learn more about the state’s […]


Neighborhood housing in Adak, Alaska. (AP Photo/State of Alaska Division of Community & Regional Affairs)

Dozens of aftershocks expected on Alaskan island

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Dozens of noticeable aftershocks above magnitude 4.0 are expected in the remote Aleutian Island region off Alaska in the days and weeks following a major 7.0 earthquake, the Alaska state seismologist […]


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New Hollywood tower project may be over fault line

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A recently approved project that would create two of Hollywood’s tallest towers may run directly over an active earthquake fault, raising doubt about whether construction should go forward. The Los Angeles […]


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LA council approves Hollywood towers project

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A controversial project that would change the Hollywood skyline by constructing two high-rises has been approved by the Los Angeles City Council. The so-called Millennium Hollywood project envisions two towers of […]


Seismograph reading of an earthquake. (AP Photo)

Study: Distant quakes can affect oil, gas fields

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research suggests earthquake faults near oil and gas fields in the central United States can break after a large quake that strikes halfway around the globe. Scientists have long known […]



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