Quick Facts About Southern California WILDFIRES

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Wildfires are uncontrolled blazes fueled by weather, wind, and dry underbrush. In just a few minutes, wildfires can burn acres of land and consume everything in their path. Heat, drought, and frequent thunderstorms create perfect conditions for Southern California wildfires … Read More

Earthquakes

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Fort Tejon The Fort Tejon earthquake of 1857 was one of the greatest earthquakes ever recorded in the U.S., and left an amazing surface rupture scar over 350 kilometers in length along the San Andreas fault. Yet, despite the immense … Read More

2014 South Napa Earthquake

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The 2014 South Napa earthquake occurred in and around the city of Napa, California on August 24 at 3:20 a.m. local time, measuring at 6.0 on the moment magnitude scale. The tremor’s epicenter was located south of Napa, approximately 3.7 miles … Read More