Today’s Earthquake Fact
The average rate of motion across the San Andreas Fault Zone during the past 3 million years is 56 mm/year (2 inches/year). This is about the same rate at which your fingernails grow. Assuming this rate continues, scientists project that Los Angeles and San Francisco will be adjacent to one another in approximately 15 million years.
Today in Earthquake History
October 9, 1995
M 8.0, Jalisco – At least 49 people killed, 100 injured, nearly 1,000 homeless and extensive damage in the states of Colima and Jalisco. Most of the damage and casualties… Read More