It might be the largest quake still overdue but the scientists of California have discovered a latest riskiest zone near Los Angles. According to the scientist of California, it would not be the big one but a major quake would hit the city and could cause the sinking of extended land abruptly. The land could get down below the sea level potentially.
In the journal named Scientific Reports, a new study was published according to which the last major quake was occurred at the city’s San Andreas’ fault, back in the year 1857. But known three major quakes in last 2000 years, has happened in the nearby other faults that all together made the land sinks outside the Long Angles. According to the journal, the ground made sinks almost three feet over those three quakes.
The seismological estimation shows the fault San Andreas is extended over 800 miles and has the maximum length of the entire California state. The faults got major quake every time after 150 years.
According to the joint study of the scientists of California State University Fullerton, as well as United States Geological Survey, the previous big quakes were caused the southern coastline of state’s Long Beach to sink almost three feet maximum and one-and-a-half feet minimum.
Matt Kirby, the professor of Fullerton, Californian State, said that if any major quake occurs in recent years that could make up the area to get down below the sea level. Today Mr. Kirby who worked with Robert Leeper revealed the fact. Leeper is the graduate student and the head of the research paper.