Tons of Major Quakes Have Rattled the World Recently. Does That Mean Anything?


“I have not heard of any seismologists who fear that California is about to experience ‘the big one,'” said Jascha Polet, a seismologist at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. “In the past few days, there have been more large earthquakes (globally) than on average, but that will happen in any random distribution,” Polet told Live Science in an email.

This article was found in LiveScience on August 23.