Possibility of earthquake on San Andreas Fault after quake swarm at Salton Sea

Posted at 8:31 PM, Sep 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-30 23:50:20-04

Earthquakes in the Brawley Seismic Zone near Bombay Beach, California have caused concern over a possible magnitude 7 quake, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The earthquake swarm included 96 earthquakes above magnitude 2.

Preliminary calculations show there is a .006% to .2% chance of a magnitude 7 or greater earthquake being triggered on the Southern San Andreas Fault within the next seven days through October 7.

More information can be found at the USGS website.