It seems like that spot is relatively active, maybe a little more this yearActive SoCal quake area settles down Apr 25, 2009
A big San Andreas earthquake is inevitable, and it's something every Southern Californian should be ready forCalifornia gets ready for earthquake drill Oct 29, 2008
We wanted to understand not just what this would physically do, but what this would do to our societyCalifornia gets ready for earthquake drill Oct 29, 2008
You need to know that if you have a five-minute earthquake, there will be a tsunamiGiant tsunami could hit U.S. West Coast Dec 13, 2005
It's pretty amazing that they're seeing the history of a fault you can't look atFault under Los Angeles poses danger Apr 03, 2003
For the Welsh singer see Lucie Jones For the UK radio presenter see Lucy Jones (Radio Presenter)
Lucile M. Jones is a seismologist. She has been with the US Geological Survey and a Visiting Research Associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech since 1983. She is currently serving as the Chief Scientist of the USGS Multi-Hazards Demonstration Project for Southern California, developing a new program to integrate hazards science in urban areas with economic analysis and emergency response to increase community resiliency to natural disasters. She is also a Commissioner of the California Seismic Safety Commission, which advises the governor and legislature on seismic safety, by appointment of Governor Gray Davis in 2002 and reappointment by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2005 and serves on the California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council.
Jones is the first face most Americans see after an earthquake strikes southern California, as she is known for answering questions from the press following any significant earthquake. Jones even held a press conference with her sleeping child in her arms, asking that the press be quiet, which they were.