Geologist Predicts Southern California Earthquakes

Southern California's San Andreas fault may be about to produce several earthquakes, according to University of Oregon geologist Ray Weldon.
April 16, 2004, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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A detailed analysis of two periods of past quake activity on a section of the fault suggests a drawn-out period of little seismic activity may be coming to an end, said University of Oregon geologist Ray Weldon... An earthquake on the southern San Andreas of magnitude-7.5 or larger could kill thousands of people in the greater Los Angeles area and cause damage estimated in the tens of billions of dollars."

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Published on Thursday, April 15, 2004 in CNN
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