https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Andreas_Fault

The San Andreas Fault is a continental transform fault that extends roughly 1,200 kilometers (750 mi) through California. It forms the tectonic boundary between the Pacific Plate and the North .... Studies of the relative motions of the Pacific and North American plates have shown that only about 75 percent of the motion can be ...

http://www.sanandreasfault.org/CaGeo.html

California's vast geographic and climatic character is also due to tectonics. The Sierra Nevada ... New (2010) California Fault Activity Map (CGS) · New (2010) ...

https://www.foxnews.com/science/california-fault-line-is-tectonic-time-bomb-for-disastrous-earthquake-researchers-say

Apr 22, 2018 ... California fault line is 'tectonic time bomb' for disastrous earthquake, ... Earthquakes tend to happen when those plates scrape or subside ...

https://www.usgs.gov/faqs/will-california-eventually-fall-ocean

No, California is not going to fall into the ocean. California is firmly planted on the top of the earth's crust in a location where it spans two tectonic plates. The San ...

https://www.livescience.com/45294-san-andreas-fault.html

Mar 10, 2015 ... The San Andreas Fault in California marks the boundary between two of Earth's tectonic plates and triggered some of the biggest earthquakes ...

https://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/parkfield/geology.php

The San Andreas fault in central California. ... 1300 km (800 mi) portion of the boundary between the Pacific and North American plates (see tectonic map).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TSTVCIZ-dg

Jan 24, 2015 ... A brief review of Plate Tectonics and California Geology -- designed for the introductory-level student in a physical geology class. To access ...

https://www.newsweek.com/earthquakes-california-pacific-ocean-cascadia-subduction-zone-tectonic-plates-1316528

Feb 4, 2019 ... Northern California's Cascadia Subduction Zone Hit by 11 .... between three tectonic plates—the North American plate, the Pacific plate and the ...

http://scecinfo.usc.edu/eqcountry/roots/socal.html

The earthquakes of California are caused by the movement of huge blocks of the earth's crust- the Pacific and North American plates. The Pacific plate is moving ...

https://news.brown.edu/articles/2011/10/rift

Oct 6, 2011 ... Geologists at Brown University have produced the most detailed picture of southern California's lithosphere, which is crucial to understanding ...