Is it true California is overdue for another GIANT earthquake?
By - hellothere_696969
here’s a good article https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/13/climate/california-san-andreas-fault-earthquake.html
"Overdue" has no meaning in this context. It's not like tectonic shifts occur on a set schedule. One could conceivably happen today, or it might never happen.
Overdue is a useless statement. Earth movements work on geologic time - which is in the order of hundreds of thousands to *millions* of years. Yes, there will likely be a big quake *at some point* but soon is relative. 10 million years is *soon* in geologic time but in human terms, it might as well be never.
There’s a shitload of vaults in Cali so eventually, yeah. But I don’t think it would happen in our lifetimes.