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NASA Model Provides a 3-D Look at L.A.-area Quake

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LA 3D quake model

JPL scientists modeled the March 28, 2014 magnitude 5.1 quake near Los Angeles based on USGS seismic data. This model image shows how the quake may appear to airborne radar, such as NASA's UAVSAR, which will survey the area soon. Blue shades indicate the greatest surface displacement.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/USGS/Google Earth

On March 28, residents of Greater Los Angeles experienced the largest earthquake to strike the region since 2008.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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