The San Andreas Fault: Disaster About to Strike | How the Earth Was Made | Full Episode | History

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The San Andreas Fault runs roughly 800 miles through some of the most valuable real estate in the world. The southern section hasn't had a significant quake for over 300 years. Find out more in Season 1, Episode 1, "San Andreas Fault." #HowtheEarthWasMade
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Nov 21, 2020




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Justin Rosebush
Blame Joe Biden. Beginning of the end
Anthony Lopez
Anthony Lopez 5 hours ago
By all means just kill me now earth.
Rusty Williams
Rusty Williams 7 hours ago
Alot more happening during this...that fireman even said the complete silence that follows... Like the sonic boom theory
RiSKeY Viets
RiSKeY Viets 23 hours ago
mother earth is moving now 2021 🤔peace on 🌎
Patrick Barnes
You build and live where earthquakes are %100 and your surprised when it happens..
Fedupwithfed forever
Hopefully it strikes again soon and sends that EVIL state sinking to the bottom of the ocean...Hopefully the normal people can escape..
MrScottie68 Day ago
I don’t know why someone would venture to predict “2,000 deaths will occur.”. They are predicting the quake to be so great to the densely populated LA area so 2,000 is really minimizing things don’t you think?
Adelaida Hansen
All i know is that if you have a property at LA you might fine your property at San Francisco. That will be a disaster since you will lose your investment.
Dennis Brice
Dennis Brice Day ago
RUTHANN SMITH 2 days ago
Its going to happen alot sooner that all that is listed below!
Drax68 2 days ago
Cluster of quakes near Hollister this weekend...
LOPI 2 days ago
Hollister is such a backwards place to live, moved there freshman year and the people were annoying affff
Simone Casillas
Simone Casillas 2 days ago
I wonder how this is going to affect Mexico
Paul Oldfield
Paul Oldfield 2 days ago
Its about to hit because Democraps are evil.
Craig Littlefield
Goodbye Californiacation
Angel 2 days ago
Randy Campbell
Randy Campbell 2 days ago
Randy Campbell
Randy Campbell 2 days ago
Aoba Moans
Aoba Moans 3 days ago
I live in Oregon, man this is scary... 😅
E Rob
E Rob 3 days ago
Earth is 4.5 billion years old. LOL, LOL, LOL. 200 million years ago.......ROFL! Science is fraud. This rock I found is 2.7 million years old. What if it's only 2.6 million years old? You, in all your intellect, just barely missed it by 100,000 years. CLOSE!
ADHD PsychoX
ADHD PsychoX 3 days ago
Are you ok?
Mary Gorton
Mary Gorton 3 days ago
C Mont
C Mont 3 days ago
I grew up in the bay area, I have heard this story ALL my life , as a child during quakes I was always told THIS one is not the big one! LOL
Que Zipple
Que Zipple 3 days ago
2021 and hopefully Nancy P will be there.
Scott Smith
Scott Smith 3 days ago
Northridge Earthquake of 94 was moderate in strength but due to the type of rock that ruptured it had the fastest ground acceleration on record. There were no “waves” with this one...It felt like a jackhammer.
Omm.Sa1o 4 days ago
Imagine stepping on one of the cracks and it triggers the entire disaster earthquake 😂😂
Denox Paulo
Denox Paulo 4 days ago
The horrible polyester functionally describe because side characteristically grip for a dangerous fowl. cooing, screeching hood
John Huddy
John Huddy 4 days ago
Geoligist here. We in the scientific community, have been discussing for years if we should re-name this fault line. Ladies and gentlemen , I give to you, TRUMP'S FAULT!
Peotone Baoce
Peotone Baoce 4 days ago
The symptomatic skiing ganguly slip because sardine aboaly ruin abaft a free maria. third, nine shame
Perry Reasch
Perry Reasch 4 days ago
I do not believe have the stuff they say to be true
Mitchel R********
When I was a child we were taught to laugh at Chicken Little. According to the Communist left only mankind can change the Earth. So of course mankind must be tightly controlled by a few globalist elites.
Gary Holland
Gary Holland 4 days ago
Sink California and be done with that parasite on this country
Sometimes Clan
Sometimes Clan 4 days ago
Is no one gonna metion gta San andreas
G Hall
G Hall 5 days ago
In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth.
Dustin Bridges
Dustin Bridges 5 days ago
Please take all the people with you. California is a cess pool!
John Gizzi
John Gizzi 5 days ago
What would happen if a terrorist put huge amounts of explosives in the fault itself and detonated it? Would it cause an earthquake?
Danny King
Danny King 5 days ago
When it happens the rest of us will get to wave good by demon rats swim or drown
Russ Folts
Russ Folts 5 days ago
Hope I get to see it happen, it would be way cool.
Sean Tarr
Sean Tarr 5 days ago
You need to learn how to pronounce Marin country.
Prayerfully Blessed Mama317
I appreciate the theories. Have to chuckle though at all the things we think we know. Can’t wait to meet a God and ask Him.
William Stivers
William Stivers 5 days ago
I hope Pelosi is home when this happens!!!!
Anon View
Anon View 5 days ago
Rapture,7yr tribulation,second coming of Jesus with his saints.dont miss the Ark of safety
Navi Blue
Navi Blue 2 days ago
Pay no attention to Jesus's promise that he would return during the lifetime of his apostles. Also disregard the fact that the gospels were written by anonymous authors decades after Jesus's death, and were written in Greek (a language that Jesus and his apostles didn't speak) Also ignore all of the characteristics of Jesus which mirror the characteristics of dozens of other supernatural deities invented prior to the time of Jesus. And don't forget to completely gloss over all of the evil committed by or condoned by the God of the bible. Combine all of that ignorance together along with a refusal to study science or bible history and a dedication to excuse any and all bible contradictions, and you might be able to retain your belief in Jesus. 🙏 Best of luck!
Chris Turner
Chris Turner 2 days ago
Jesus has nothing to deal with this it is all about science science are facts religion is an opinion
Chknball18 2 days ago
Anon View
Anon View 5 days ago
This could be the year the rapture takes place. Israel's 73rd birthday is May14,2021.add 7 yrs. For the tribulation puts Israel at 80.this generation?to see all things fulfilled?we are in the season for it,the church doors are all about closed from 2020 virus.the end of the church age is about over.the church,bride of christ,are going to be rescued soon.
Sunshine howard
Sunshine howard 5 days ago
How many Californians will say an earthquake is "kind of fun"? or anyone?
I'M Me
I'M Me 5 days ago
So many of you don't believe in God because people have told you he's false or not real. You people are whom we pray for. If God is not real why do they have satanic structures set up all over the world like, New York City in 2016 resurrected the Gate of Baal. In 2016 many US states and democrat-run cities have statues of Baphemot put up for PUBLIC display. Please WAKE UP Brothers and Sisters
I'M Me
I'M Me 5 days ago
Well if the Vatican would show the people the tablets that they have stored in the basement we would no more
Joe Bite Me
Joe Bite Me 6 days ago
Well, if California dropped into the ocean, hopefully that worthless Democrat Pelosi will go with it. I would hate to see innocent people die, but the liberals won't be no loss to the country.
Korak Thekiller
Korak Thekiller 6 days ago
Seriously, after so many decades of proof that carbon dating is a bad joke at best, why are these people still trying to convince us that its legit? Oh yeah! Because, political agenda!
Toree Johns
Toree Johns 6 days ago
Lies. Lies. Lies. This planet is NOT billions of years old. This channel is a joke.
racer83racing 6 days ago
the North American craeton border is Yellowstone supervolcano, down to nm, then Texas, Waco, Dallas then the new madrid earthquake disaster area then the Appalachians, then near Utica NY, everything west of Colorado is more like a smashed car windshield, not really a "north american plate"
Becca L
Becca L 6 days ago
Time to buy home insurance for earthquake
eviscero 7 days ago
We should only be so lucky.
Edgar Dietrich
Edgar Dietrich 7 days ago
I'm 69 yrs old, when I was 11 my buddies and I would Play in the fault just 200 yards behind our suburban homes. Not Knowing.
Usoalii Taamu
Usoalii Taamu 7 days ago
We need to followup with Earth quake .or we fall from another curse for mankind.awe
Steel Curtain
Steel Curtain 7 days ago
2021 is off to the kinda start where I’d believe that the eruption would be this year
Victor Harvey
Victor Harvey 7 days ago
Maybe the next big one was swollen newsome here’s hoping
Richard Smith
Richard Smith 7 days ago
Sounds like folks in Las Vegas will have beachfront property
What Fred Said
What Fred Said 7 days ago
Hope Cali and all the libs fall inti the ocean 🌊
Patrick Cooper
Patrick Cooper 7 days ago
"It could be any time". Fffsstt, glug glug glug, burrrp. rinse repeat. Wait for this old show to be shown in 20 years... The New Remastered version... But I wouldn't live anywhere closer then the Eastern Cascades, here in Oregon...
Carl Gochicoa
Carl Gochicoa 7 days ago
Disaster for a place that is ALREADY a disaster....interesting.
Orie Cipollaro
Orie Cipollaro 7 days ago
If California breaks off and disappears into the ocean no one is gonna miss it.
Jerry Day
Jerry Day 8 days ago
I have lived on the island of Mindanao in Southeast Asia, Earthquakes several times a year. Almost always someone died along with property damage. I always ran outside even at night.
junior Gee
junior Gee 8 days ago
junior Gee
junior Gee 8 days ago
Vic S
Vic S 9 days ago
I was literally born in California and never did I ever know that earthquakes were a huge problem here.. Why is this my first time hearing about the San Andreas fault?
tim Langdon
tim Langdon 9 days ago
Why can't I they find a way to fix the fall line under California.?????.if they know that there is a problem under there they should try to fix it mankind should be working on that problem for centuries but they don't seem to do nothing about it why not what is the problem.???
tim Langdon
tim Langdon 9 days ago
This is all theory not proven fact... Only God knows the truth they don't they're clueless or how it all began.
Running Bear
Running Bear 9 days ago
*I would not live out there for rent free, not under them conditions anyway. Stay safe west coast it's going to be BAD*
joel ruiz
joel ruiz 9 days ago
I used to live in Palmdale,like a few blocks away from the San Andreas Fault... I moved out about 2 years ago 😁✌
Bob Neuendorf
Bob Neuendorf 9 days ago
California couldn't fall in tbe ocean quick enough.
LoE 9 days ago
@04:55 The fence example showing an 8-ft shift looks fake. The grass underneath the fence looks even, undisturbed.
W. Allen Caddell
W. Allen Caddell 9 days ago
Yet people continue to live there. They know it's coming but they don't care. So when it happens, I don't want to hear jack from California. Get your family and yourselves in a more stable environment. How simple is that? At least get several miles inside the American Plate of the San Andreas Fault. I live in Myrtle Beach, but I'm several miles from the coast. I don't have to worry about storm surge during a hurricane. And I did this on purpose because planning ahead will save your life. They just built 2 new nfl stadiums. And where were they built? Close to the fault line.
W. Allen Caddell
W. Allen Caddell 9 days ago
The Rams and Chargers will move again
W. Allen Caddell
W. Allen Caddell 9 days ago
Hopefully Nancy Pelosi and Maxine Waters will still be living to take them out. Can anyone say exactly what good either of them has done? They've been in congress before electricity was installed.
Cold Red
Cold Red 10 days ago
But have they done a plan for when there is a pandemic with most of there hospitals filled with sick people already and having to take on those injured from the big one. It would be very devastating if it were to happen this year
MYA ATHEIST 2 10 days ago
Mr. DALE 11 days ago
Brendon B.
Brendon B. 11 days ago
Fingers crossed that it happens soon and wipe LA off the face of the earth!
James Jones
James Jones 11 days ago
I wonder if they have a doctor Koctow🤔
I love my cat Milo
I love my cat Milo 11 days ago
Guess what
Candi Man
Candi Man 12 days ago
Did anyone else realize these ads had a video in it
Michael Harrington
Michael Harrington 12 days ago
The truth is, San Andreas has a estimated max quake of about 8.3, whereas, the Cascadian Fault, that is the one to be concerned about...Max more like 10. With each point on the Richter scale being ten times stronger....
C. R
C. R 12 days ago
2021 says thanks for the idea.
Dan Bertucci
Dan Bertucci 12 days ago
LA and SF will not be missed. Hope you communists can swim real good!
Gabriela Hernandez
Gabriela Hernandez 13 days ago
Lord Bless Us All
YourSuperDuperGay !
Been binging these over quarantine while playing drawing. Pretty fun.
Cherie est bien
Cherie est bien 13 days ago
Istanbul is also standing on shakey ground.
Melissa Clark
Melissa Clark 13 days ago
Wow, so dramatic. Californian's live in CONSTANT peril. Come on History Channel, stop being so dramatic.
Adri Amaral
Adri Amaral 13 days ago
I live way too close to the fault line. I should move soon as possible!
Bravo Mike Prophet
Bravo Mike Prophet 14 days ago
William Crisler
William Crisler 14 days ago
I was in San Francisco area about 50 miles north of there
William Crisler
William Crisler 14 days ago
I slept through the 1994 quake ; I was visiting my sister in January and February of that year
William Crisler
William Crisler 14 days ago
Yes we can
lbacker90 14 days ago
"When?" My guess is tomorrow.
Robert Vogel
Robert Vogel 14 days ago
It's true not if but when can be soon because of all the active small quakes in the Salton Sea in the last few days 4.0 and less!
My Acct
My Acct 14 days ago
2021 !
My Acct
My Acct 14 days ago
And Chicken Little says the sky is falling too!
Rick Walters
Rick Walters 15 days ago
If california was sunk into the ocean would the other 381 democrat's grow a brain??
Brett 15 days ago
As long as it takes out Pelosi, it will be worth it.
Gary Porter
Gary Porter 15 days ago
you mean man made global warming is not the end all to be all????? fake news tells us it is.
craig lorello
craig lorello 15 days ago
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