Chance of California Mega-Quake Rising: USGS

Scientists are virtually certain that California will be rocked by a strong earthquake in the next 30 years. And now they say the risk of a mega-quake is more likely than previously thought. The ...

Can We Fix Earthquake Insurance in California?

Twenty years ago, on Jan. 17, 1994, a previously unknown fault ruptured nine miles beneath Northridge in the San Fernando Valley. With a magnitude of 6.7 and an epicenter just 20 miles northwest of ...