Articles tagged "san andrea fault"

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Scientists drill into San Andreas Fault to understand its secrets

Earthquake-Report.com came across a video of the National Science Foundation that explains what scientists are currently doing to understand what is going on inside the San Andreas Fault. The video has been aired in the PBS NewsHour. Understanding what happens at...

August 31, 2011

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Scientists Discover San Andreas Fault's Soft Spot

New data from a deep borehole that crosses the San Andreas Fault shows that the monster earthquake-maker has a soft center – and it's made of clay. This is the first time researchers have been able to rule out other reasons for the San Andreas' unusual behavior in

March 31, 2011

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Fault-finding coral reefs can predict the site of coming earthquakes

In the wake of the devastating loss of life in Japan, the urgent question is where the next big earthquake will hit. To answer it, geologist Prof. Zvi Ben-Avraham and his doctoral student Gal Hartman of Tel Aviv University's Department of Physics and Planetary Scien

March 23, 2011