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June 28, 2012

Landers @ 20

Today is another noteworthy anniversary. [Quakiversary, as I’ll start calling them if I’m not careful and don’t restrain my incessant compulsion to merge phrases through obnoxious portmanteau-ing of things.] It marks twenty years since California’s largest earthquake in the last six decades, an earthquake that once again transformed the way we understand fault rupture. Twenty years ago, on June 28, 1992, Angelenos and others throughout the desert southwest were rolled from …