Record-breaking heat in California
The entire state of California is facing historic heat waves, and according to the National Weather Service, there are currentlyCalifornia is at its peak of extreme heat.
This crazy weather is even worse than previously expected,Longer duration and hotter.Heat waves bring not only high temperatures, but also ongoing wildfires and the risk of power outages.
The good news, though, is that the sweltering heat will slowly subside after Tuesday, and the weather will gradually normalize until this Saturday.
However, the people of California were not so happy.Many people have asked online, will there be a major earthquake after the severe drought caused by the extreme heat?
According to the recentexperience, many people can not help but worry.
As the place with the most hydropower generation in the country, Sichuan has encounteredhistoric drought.However, after the high heat and drought, Sichuan LuA major earthquake of magnitude 6 or higher has occurred.
Will the same thing happen in California?
Long before the scorching heat,U.S. Geological SurveyCalifornia did an analysis.Because it has been in the Pacific Rim seismic belt, according to the "California Earthquake Prediction Data", the entire west coast of California belongs to the area with the highest earthquake risk factor.Including the famous cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles.
The survey results show that inBefore 2038, the probability of a 6.7-magnitude earthquake in California is as high as 99.7%; in the same period, the probability of a 7.5-magnitude earthquake is also as high as 46%.
Comprehensive calculation of the probability of an earthquake across the entire state of California. The probability is as high as 99.7%.
Texture experts believe that a"Late" for a hundred yearsBig One, likely in the next 12 months.
In any case, California residents who have experienced numerous small earthquakes should actively update their self-help kits.Whether it's fighting a power outage, an earthquake, or a hurricane, it all means a lot!