View Full Version : Drillers Penetrate The Active Fault Zone

2005-Aug-10, 05:31 AM
San Andreas (http://www.terradaily.com/news/tectonics-05zzzd.html) Quake Observatory Achieves Milestone As Drillers Penetrate The Active Fault Zone
"For the first time, scientists have drilled directly into the San Andreas Fault Zone at a depth that will allow us to observe earthquakes up close for decades to come."
from terradaily.com (via spacedaily.com)

"did the earth move for you, too?..." ^_^

2005-Dec-22, 09:19 AM
Certainly an interesting development. I'm always hearing about how they're `overdue' for the big one out in California, so hopefully this system will perhaps be able to give them some sort of advance warning of any major stress buildups.