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New fault discovered in southern California near the San Andreas

Rob Verger,  Scientists’ knowledge of the geology of southern California has been shaken up by the discovery of a new faultline that runs parallel to the San Andreas. Located by the shallow, inland Salton Sea and to the west of the San Andreas fault, the new fault has been dubbed the Salton Trough Fault. The

Earthquake advisory issued for Southern California

LOS ANGELES  – A swarm of earthquakes that rattled the Salton Sea area earlier this week has increased the probability of a major quake hitting Southern California, CBS Los Ageles reports. The California Office of Emergency Services (OES) issued an earthquake advisory warning residents and officials in Ventura, San Diego, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, Los Angeles, Kern

Southern San Andreas fault in California ‘locked and loaded,’ warns scientist

The southern part of the San Andreas fault is “locked, loaded and ready to roll,” according to Thomas Jordan, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center. Jordan issued the warning during a keynote speech at the National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach, Calif. Wednesday, reports Fox 11. “The pressure has been building on that part