California Ripe For Monster Quake

Scientists say California's 750-mile San Andreas fault is ready for an 'epic earthquake'.
December 31, 2003, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"...With the 10th anniversary of the Northridge temblor approaching... scientists again are highlighting the San Andreas as the rupture without rival — a slumbering beast napping on borrowed time. 'The primary fault in California -- the big dog -- is the San Andreas, and it's important for people to remember that,' said Doug Yule, a geologist at Cal State Northridge, which was badly damaged in the Jan. 17, 1994, disaster. 'The San Andreas will produce the largest earthquakes.' "

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Published on Tuesday, December 30, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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