Answers should be based from this location (Northridge, Los Angeles, 91325).
How far is your neighborhood from the nearest section of the San Andreas Fault?
Which fault is nearest to your neighborhood?
How close is that other fault to your neighborhood?
When was the last earthquake on the part of the San Andreas Fault closest to you, and how big was it?
When was the last earthquake on the closest fault to you, and how big was it?
Based on the information you collected above, on what we discussed about how distance from an earthquake and earthquake size affect shaking intensity, which fault do you think poses a greater hazard to your neighborhood and why?