News Land around the San Andreas fault is rising and sinking

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For the first time, scientists have produced a computer image showing huge sections of California rising and sinking around the San Andreas fault.

The vertical movement is the result of seismic strain that will be ultimately released in a large earthquake.

The San Andreas fault is California’s longest earthquake fault, and one of the state’s most dangerous. Scientists have long expected that parts of California are rising — and other parts sinking — around the fault in a way that is ongoing, very subtle and extremely slow.

Such vertical movement makes a lot of sense. California sits on the border of two gigantic tectonic plates — the Pacific and North American — that are constantly grinding past each other.

'Seismic strain': Land around the San Andreas fault is rising and sinking, new earthquake research shows

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You're still in San Fran? That's not TOO far.

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Yeah, I'm still in SF. It isn't too bad. I've been to SD before, but that was way before I was on WWEF, lol. Hopefully my fam decides to visit soon again. My aunt's boyfriend is really keen on sailing so they like going down there just to sail.
 
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There have been talks since the late 60's I believe about Cali getting swallowed by the ocean. I think it will take time for this to happen. I honestly don't know what to believe anymore cause there are so many fear tactics everywhere.
 
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