Zoom in on the San Andreas Fault
December 5, 2013 | Geology.com
After being down for a couple of days for a software update, our interactive San Andreas Fault map is back in action. You can use it to follow the approximate trace of the fault from the Salton Sea in Southern California to near Shelter Cove, north of San Francisco. For more information about the San Andreas Fault visit SanAndreasFault.org, a website by Dr. David Lynch, who provided data used to make the interactive map.
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
Reviewing the New Madrid Earthquakes
February 4, 2014 | Smithsonian.com
An article on the Smithsonian.com website looks back at the New Madrid, Missouri earthquakes of 1811 and 1812 (the strongest earthquakes in the recorded history of the conterminous 48 states) and looks forward to the possibility that similar events might occur in the future.