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Should Southern California Be Shaken by the Recent Quake Warning?

Last week, a swarm of 200 small earthquakes rumbled under the Salton Sea, a saline lake in Southern California. Although only three of the quakes measured above 4.0 on the Richter scale, seismologists worry that these temblors may portend a more dramatic earthquake to come. So is The Big One coming any day? Here are a few things you need to know about the recent seismic activity: What is the Salton Sea, anyway? The Salton Sea is a shallow, saltwater lake east of San Diego, right on the San Andreas fault.
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