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

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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  1. Salvador Rodriguez

    Salvador Rodriguez3 hours ago

    Yet all this new knowledge and people continue to live in the danger zone

  2. Mr.1991

    Mr.19915 hours ago

    Social conditioning

  3. T A

    T A6 hours ago

    Every small quake in California should be looked at as a blessing because it relieves tension. When you do get a big one, all the little ones prevent the big one from being even worse. Same with the fracking debate, fracking would not create small quakes if there was not any tension to relieve in the first place. So when fracking is over, that area is stress relieved and safer. Could be in the future, we use fracking technology to release tension on dangerous faults.

  4. Michael Larrabee

    Michael Larrabee6 hours ago

    But yet people in California think they live in best place ever. Not too smart, and they happen to be liberals.

  5. Conditionally Unconditional

    Conditionally Unconditional7 hours ago

    People of Pompeii: 🗣Yes

  6. Rob

    Rob7 hours ago

    We can only hope.

  7. Faustina Egoian

    Faustina Egoian8 hours ago

    Man loves making earth quake😏these tales don’t hold up anymore🧐👽👺👹👿👁

  8. Joy

    Joy9 hours ago

    Courtesy "heads-up"

  9. Devin Houston

    Devin Houston10 hours ago

    The naive crown proximally count because jam seemingly cheer onto a pleasant raincoat. material, deserted shrine

  10. Not Happening

    Not Happening10 hours ago

    Great been waiting for Californias blue bubble coast to fall into the Ocean !

  11. Rick Mahnn

    Rick Mahnn11 hours ago

    Sad thing Is. I don't think I would ever shed a tear if Sand Andreas went full-on. That state is a cess pool.

  12. Someother Patriot

    Someother Patriot11 hours ago

    "Idea" : ) Lets put the capital in California!!! And then we can see how the fake news says when California falls into the ocean, LMAO!!!

  13. Someother Patriot

    Someother Patriot11 hours ago

    Lets go play in the middle of the Interstate. I'm sure we will be just fine cause I don't see any cars or trucks, "I don't think they will ever come" lets do it!!.

  14. The Monopoly Guy

    The Monopoly Guy12 hours ago

    I mean California kind of had it coming...

  15. Psychedelic Reality

    Psychedelic Reality13 hours ago

    lets hope it hits soon

  16. Psychedelic Reality

    Psychedelic Reality13 hours ago

    California’s greatest cities 🤣🤣🤣 you mean 3 rd world shithole

  17. A G

    A G19 hours ago

    So California is prepared and has put away cash to cover the disaster? Bet they have nothing in the budget to pit away and the Democrat politicians expect mother to bail them out.

  18. God is Light

    God is Light19 hours ago


  19. Mark Brennan

    Mark Brennan21 hour ago

    So there saying by 2050 the big one gonna happen i think its gonna happen a lot sooner then that

  20. Murker 187

    Murker 18722 hours ago

    Christians believe this all happened only 4 thousand years ago😂😂😂😂

  21. sfat trisal

    sfat trisalDay ago

    Here's the truth. Earthquakes can happen anywhere and anytime. If you are looking for a safe place to live , it's not here on Earth.

  22. Gary Anderson

    Gary AndersonDay ago

    People has lived in Cali with threat of destruction for 40 years- from liberals.

  23. Gregorita Vaughn

    Gregorita VaughnDay ago

    How far will it go if it happens again ,will it split united States in half or is that way to frace.

  24. Eduardo Rocha

    Eduardo RochaDay ago

    2020 hold on for the next Big earthquake 🤣

  25. Mike Dowd

    Mike DowdDay ago

    Maybe we will be blessed and the entire state will flip into the Pacific taking all the Democrats with it.

  26. KingUnderTheStars

    KingUnderTheStarsDay ago

    Considering California is the Mecca for Hollywood Elites and Pedophilia, Neo-Facist Liberals like Antifa aka Rich Soybois & Karens and Ground Zero for Socialist Brainwashing...I say it couldn't happen any sooner.

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    Roxanne LittleDay ago

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  28. Sheila LIttle

    Sheila LIttleDay ago

    How the earth was made? Created? Want to know how? Just read Genesis. Tells you in no uncertain terms. David

  29. Mary O

    Mary ODay ago

    I had a dream years ago when I still lived in my hometown, San Diego. I saw great devestation in Los Angeles. A portion of the coastal region was as sitting out in the ocean surrounded by water. I believe the airport was separated. What I remember most is the feeling of complete unbelievable astonishment at all the horrible distruction I could see. Buildings were broken down. I felt an air of overwhelming death and quiet.

  30. Victor F

    Victor FDay ago

    99% chance of the big one within 30 years.

  31. Franco Blanco

    Franco BlancoDay ago

    "If there where an earthquake right here, I dont know what would happen right here but I wouldn't wana be here" 🤔

  32. Dewanye Beckett

    Dewanye BeckettDay ago

    Wish whole dam state would fall with the pedo's being first to drown

  33. mluna7509

    mluna7509Day ago

    I'm still waiting for California to fall off its been 20 years

  34. Lucretia Myreflection

    Lucretia MyreflectionDay ago

    I just hope it takes out all those entitled celebrities.

  35. The Milkman

    The MilkmanDay ago

    I really thought it would have happened by now.

  36. Mac Lanty

    Mac Lanty2 days ago

    We all made it to 2021, except covid-19

  37. ShouldHaveStood !

    ShouldHaveStood !2 days ago

    It's flat.

  38. Jose Gonzalez

    Jose Gonzalez2 days ago

    2021 we made it

  39. Phillip Bailey

    Phillip Bailey2 days ago

    That’s what happens when liberals put bad people in office.

  40. Marc Albert

    Marc Albert2 days ago

    needs more sinister music and even more comedically dramatic narration

  41. Iris Essex

    Iris Essex2 days ago

    I keep sensing this fault line is going to open sooner than anyone thinks and it's going to be bad. It can only with stand so much stress. Look how much that fence line and earth moved?

  42. K T

    K T2 days ago

    Pls persuade CA residents move out of the Andreas Fault asap.

  43. Stan Moon

    Stan Moon2 days ago

    anyone that lives in hollister will tell you its a lie that there is no earthquakes in hollister

  44. MrVlandus

    MrVlandus3 days ago

    231 Thou city, who claims to be the city of the Angels, who has exalted yourself into heaven, and sent all the dirty, filthy things of fashions and things, till even the foreign countries come here to pick up our filth and send it away, to your fine churches and steeples, and so forth, the way you do. Remember, one day you’ll be laying in the bottom of the sea, your great honeycomb under you right now. The wrath of God is belching right beneath you. How much longer He will hold this sandbar hanging out over that? When, that ocean out yonder, a mile deep, will slide in there, plumb back to the Salton Sea. 65-0429E - The Choosing Of A Bride Rev. William Marrion Branham

  45. sazlsazl

    sazlsazl3 days ago

    20000000 ago. Do they where there? How they know? Lier.

  46. Ted Thompson

    Ted Thompson3 days ago

    Possibly the fault will cleanse America of California. And its residents.

  47. Hawn s

    Hawn s3 days ago

    Lost me at millions of years ago. ✌🏽

  48. Michael Murry

    Michael Murry4 days ago

    Anyone els see the people on the Golden Gate Bridge 7:35

  49. Sugared Violet

    Sugared Violet4 days ago

    If I lived in CA, I’d be getting all the way out. That place is cursed. It’s going to fall off, into the ocean.

  50. John Jacob Astor

    John Jacob Astor4 days ago

    What do you mean there’s been no big earthquake in SoCal... April of 2010 there was a pretty large earthquake in the SoCal desert by Mexico. I even felt it 300 miles away

  51. Juan Gallardo

    Juan Gallardo4 days ago

    I've stopped sitting my pants about this unlike when I little and I had to wear a diaper to school bcz that Whittier quake was scary enough in 5th grade and teachers would say we're wait for the big one 8. Something? It's just a matter of time.

  52. Fossitt FN

    Fossitt FN4 days ago

    Is this a sign to move out of California?

  53. Getting By On almost Nothing

    Getting By On almost Nothing4 days ago

    Covid will take more lives in california then any earthquake and this is manmade earthquakes are nothing compared to what we can do to each other.

  54. selketskiss56

    selketskiss564 days ago

    I am looking for 12.8 lasting around 30 minutes...that should about do it.

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    vogue mist4 days ago

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  56. Lee Jackson

    Lee Jackson5 days ago

    People it's going to happen, the point is when. I pray for those people, may God be with you all.

  57. Justin Rosebush

    Justin Rosebush5 days ago

    Blame Joe Biden. Beginning of the end

  58. Anthony Lopez

    Anthony Lopez5 days ago

    By all means just kill me now earth.

  59. Rusty Williams

    Rusty Williams5 days ago

    Alot more happening during this...that fireman even said the complete silence that follows... Like the sonic boom theory

  60. RiSKeY Viets

    RiSKeY Viets6 days ago

    mother earth is moving now 2021 🤔peace on 🌎

  61. Patrick Barnes

    Patrick Barnes6 days ago

    You build and live where earthquakes are %100 and your surprised when it happens..

  62. Fedupwithfed forever

    Fedupwithfed forever6 days ago

    Hopefully it strikes again soon and sends that EVIL state sinking to the bottom of the ocean...Hopefully the normal people can escape..

  63. MrScottie68

    MrScottie686 days 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?

  64. Adelaida Hansen

    Adelaida Hansen6 days ago

    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.

  65. Dennis Brice

    Dennis Brice6 days ago



    RUTHANN SMITH7 days ago

    Its going to happen alot sooner that all that is listed below!

  67. Drax68

    Drax687 days ago

    Cluster of quakes near Hollister this weekend...

  68. LOPI

    LOPI7 days ago

    Hollister is such a backwards place to live, moved there freshman year and the people were annoying affff

  69. Simone Casillas

    Simone Casillas7 days ago

    I wonder how this is going to affect Mexico

  70. Paul Oldfield

    Paul Oldfield7 days ago

    Its about to hit because Democraps are evil.

  71. Craig Littlefield

    Craig Littlefield7 days ago

    Goodbye Californiacation

  72. Angel

    Angel7 days ago


  73. Randy Campbell

    Randy Campbell7 days ago


  74. Randy Campbell

    Randy Campbell7 days ago


  75. Aoba Moans

    Aoba Moans8 days ago

    I live in Oregon, man this is scary... 😅

  76. E Rob

    E Rob8 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!

  77. ADHD PsychoX

    ADHD PsychoX8 days ago

    Are you ok?

  78. Mary Gorton

    Mary Gorton8 days ago


  79. C Mont

    C Mont8 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

  80. Que Zipple

    Que Zipple8 days ago

    2021 and hopefully Nancy P will be there.

  81. Scott Smith

    Scott Smith8 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.

  82. Omm.Sa1o

    Omm.Sa1o9 days ago

    Imagine stepping on one of the cracks and it triggers the entire disaster earthquake 😂😂

  83. Boba Tea

    Boba TeaDay ago

    I thought you were gonna say it breaks your mamas back 💀

  84. Nathan Pack

    Nathan PackDay ago

    And your the only one that survives because you stepped on the crack 💀

  85. Denox Paulo

    Denox Paulo9 days ago

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  86. John Huddy

    John Huddy9 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!

  87. Peotone Baoce

    Peotone Baoce9 days ago

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  88. Perry Reasch

    Perry Reasch9 days ago

    I do not believe have the stuff they say to be true

  89. Mitchel R********

    Mitchel R********9 days ago

    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.

  90. Gary Holland

    Gary Holland9 days ago

    Sink California and be done with that parasite on this country

  91. Sometimes Clan

    Sometimes Clan9 days ago

    Is no one gonna metion gta San andreas

  92. G Hall

    G Hall10 days ago

    In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth.

  93. Dustin Bridges

    Dustin Bridges10 days ago

    Please take all the people with you. California is a cess pool!

  94. John Gizzi

    John Gizzi10 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?

  95. Danny King

    Danny King10 days ago

    When it happens the rest of us will get to wave good by demon rats swim or drown

  96. Russ Folts

    Russ Folts10 days ago

    Hope I get to see it happen, it would be way cool.

  97. Sean Tarr

    Sean Tarr10 days ago

    You need to learn how to pronounce Marin country.

  98. Prayerfully Blessed Mama317

    Prayerfully Blessed Mama31710 days ago

    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.

  99. William Stivers

    William Stivers10 days ago

    I hope Pelosi is home when this happens!!!!

  100. Anon View

    Anon View10 days ago

    Rapture,7yr tribulation,second coming of Jesus with his saints.dont miss the Ark of safety

  101. Navi Blue

    Navi Blue7 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!

  102. Chris Turner

    Chris Turner7 days ago

    Jesus has nothing to deal with this it is all about science science are facts religion is an opinion

  103. Chknball18

    Chknball187 days ago


  104. Anon View

    Anon View10 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.

  105. Sunshine howard

    Sunshine howard10 days ago

    How many Californians will say an earthquake is "kind of fun"? or anyone?

  106. I'M Me

    I'M Me10 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