Puente Hills fault quake could kill thousands
, scientists say
Is the USGS ever gonna give us good
news, or is this Cassandra
bit the only note they can hit (to horribly mangle two perfectly serviceable metaphors)?
For the chilling graphic representation of peak ground velocity during a major event on the fault click here
. For projected building damage (i.e.; your apartment building pancaking
down on your ass), click here
I can't help noticing that Los Feliz lies squarely within the danger zone. I better start looking for my Triangle of Life
- oh, wait, that theory's been discredited
. Ah, well. I'll just have to rely on the old "keep a whistle
on the night stand and pray you won't have to drink your own urine to survive while you wait for a search and rescue team" method.