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Researchers: Next Big California Earthquake Could Happen Soon

NU Online News Service, Aug. 23, 3:09 p.m. EDT

The San Andreas fault has rumbled much more frequently over the last 700 years than commonly believed, and the next major earthquake could happen soon, researchers have found.

"If you're waiting for someone to tell you when we're close to the next San Andreas earthquake, just look at the data," said University of California-Irvine seismologist Lisa Grant Ludwig, in a statement.

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