San Andreas Fault hit by 10 tremors faces ‘INEVITABLE’ 7.8 quake that could kill 1,800

CALIFORNIA is on high alert for a “Big One” earthquake measuring magnitude 7.8 after a swarm of tremors rocked the dreaded San Andreas Fault.

A series of 10 mini-earthquakes that struck Monterey County in the US state on Sunday has raised fears a monster tremor could devastate the region.

The largest earthquake, measuring magnitude 4.6 on the Richter scale, was felt in San Francisco more than 90 miles (145 km) away.

In the short term, this swarm has dramatically increased the chances of a colossal earthquake rattling the region, according to experts.

Scientists believe the US state is long overdue a magnitude 7...
source: Daily Star