This map depicts earthquakes within 25 kilometers of downtown Los Angeles in the past year. Five quakes with highest magnitude are solid icon, rest of earthquakes have an icon with a dot in the middle. Data downloaded June 20, 2012, from scec.org
Earthquakes within 25 kilometers of Center Point, located in downtown LA, from May 2011 to May 2012. Earthquakes are classified by magnitude.Low = 0.59 - 1.14 (blue icon)Medium low = 1.15 - 1.70 (purple icon)Medium = 1.71 - 2.26 (green icon)Medium...
Deep beneath California, the Pacific and North American Plates relentlessly grind past one another, straining or "loading" faults in the Earth's rigid crust above. The horizontal ("strike-slip") movement between these plates along the San Andreas ...
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