fault cros citting sedimentary rock Photograph of faulted sedimentary rock layers exposed in a roadcut in Guatemala. The sedimentary rocks originally were deposited as horizontal layers of sand and gravel in streams and debris flows. After their deposition, the consolidated sediment was broken by a moderately-dipping normal-slip fault that has dropped layers left of the fault down about 3 meters relative to layers to the right;
The latest news about the Newport-Inglewood fault shows that it goes much deeper than we once thought. This could mean dangerous problems for #SoCal homes. Now is the best time to get a foundation inspection. Call us today!
In the new study, the estimate for the likelihood that California will experience a magnitude 8 or larger earthquake in the next 30 years has increased from about 4.7% for UCERF2 to about 7.0% for UCERF3.