M7.8 Earthquake in Iran
April 16, 2013 | CNN
USGS reports that a magnitude 7.8 earthquake occurred in Iran at about 3:14 local time. A BBC article reports on how the earthquake was felt in various parts of the Middle East.
M7.8 Earthquake in the Scotia Sea
November 17, 2013 | USGS
"The November 17, 2013 earthquake in the Scotia Sea, to the northwest of the South Orkney Islands, occurred as the result of either left-lateral strike slip faulting on an east-west oriented plane, or right-lateral faulting on a north-south plane. [...] The November 17 earthquake is the latest in a series of moderate-to-large earthquakes to strike the same region over the past several days." Quoted from the USGS earthquake summary. No tsunami advisories were issued.
Mapping the Hollywood Fault
January 9, 2014 | Los Angeles Times
The California Geological Survey has released new maps that show the Hollywood Fault trending under sites where major developments are planned. Read the article here and see the maps here.
Related: Google Map of the San Andreas Fault