The Hollywood Fault Is on the Move – Updated July 2nd 2015

A 1.2 magnitude earthquake occurred on the Hollywood Fault this morning, June 28, 2015 at 9:52 AM, one mile northeast of the Millennium Hollywood project site.

Official report from the Southern California Earthquake Data Center:

http://scedc.caltech.edu/recent/Quakes/ci37193015.html

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Earthquake location (blue) — Hollywood Fault at the earth’s surface (green) Millennium Hollywood site (red). From http://earthquakes.scpr.org/

 

The Hollywood Fault tilts to the north as it goes deeper as shown in this image of the transverse range fault system viewed facing towards Santa Monica Bay from northeast of Hollywood taken from a video created by the Southern California Earthquake Center.

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Transverse Range faults – Raymond (green) – Hollywood (yellow) Santa Monica (blue).

Here is the computer generated video of the Santa Monica (blue)-Hollywood (yellow)-Raymond (green) fault system:

http://scec.usc.edu/internships/sites/scec.usc.edu.internships.useit/files/videos/group5_3_vdo_6:26:09_Brian.mp4

While the Millennium Project developers continue to claim that the Hollywood Fault is not active in the vicinity of their project site, Mother Nature says differently.

Update:

The SCEDC updated the seismic event to relocate the epicenter 2 miles directly north of the Millennium Project site:

Version #5: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro earthquake occurred at 9:52:43 AM (PDT) on Sunday, June 28, 2015.

The magnitude 0.9 event occurred 3 km (2 miles) ESE of Universal City, CA.

The hypocentral depth is 8 km ( 5 miles).

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