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. sazlsazl


    2 цагийн өмнө

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

  2. Ted Thompson

    Ted Thompson

    4 цагийн өмнө

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

  3. Hawn s

    Hawn s

    16 цагийн өмнө

    Lost me at millions of years ago. ✌🏽

  4. Michael Murry

    Michael Murry

    20 цагийн өмнө

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

  5. Sugared Violet

    Sugared Violet

    21 цагийн өмнө

    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.

  6. John Jacob Astor

    John Jacob Astor

    22 цагийн өмнө

    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

  7. Juan Gallardo

    Juan Gallardo

    23 цагийн өмнө

    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.

  8. Fossitt FN

    Fossitt FN

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Is this a sign to move out of California?

  9. Getting By On almost Nothing

    Getting By On almost Nothing

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    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.

  10. selketskiss56


    Өдрийн өмнө

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

  11. vogue mist

    vogue mist

    Өдрийн өмнө

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  12. Lee Jackson

    Lee Jackson

    Өдрийн өмнө

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

  13. Justin Rosebush

    Justin Rosebush

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Blame Joe Biden. Beginning of the end

  14. Anthony Lopez

    Anthony Lopez

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    By all means just kill me now earth.

  15. Rusty Williams

    Rusty Williams

    2 өдрийн өмнө

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

  16. RiSKeY Viets

    RiSKeY Viets

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    mother earth is moving now 2021 🤔peace on 🌎

  17. Patrick Barnes

    Patrick Barnes

    2 өдрийн өмнө

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

  18. Fedupwithfed forever

    Fedupwithfed forever

    2 өдрийн өмнө

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

  19. MrScottie68


    3 өдрийн өмнө

    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?

  20. Adelaida Hansen

    Adelaida Hansen

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    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.

  21. Dennis Brice

    Dennis Brice

    3 өдрийн өмнө




    4 өдрийн өмнө

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

  23. Drax68


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Cluster of quakes near Hollister this weekend...

  24. LOPI


    4 өдрийн өмнө

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

  25. Simone Casillas

    Simone Casillas

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I wonder how this is going to affect Mexico

  26. Paul Oldfield

    Paul Oldfield

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Its about to hit because Democraps are evil.

  27. Craig Littlefield

    Craig Littlefield

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Goodbye Californiacation

  28. Angel


    4 өдрийн өмнө


  29. Randy Campbell

    Randy Campbell

    4 өдрийн өмнө


  30. Randy Campbell

    Randy Campbell

    4 өдрийн өмнө


  31. Aoba Moans

    Aoba Moans

    4 өдрийн өмнө

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

  32. E Rob

    E Rob

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    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

      4 өдрийн өмнө

      Are you ok?

  33. Mary Gorton

    Mary Gorton

    5 өдрийн өмнө


  34. C Mont

    C Mont

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    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

  35. Que Zipple

    Que Zipple

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    2021 and hopefully Nancy P will be there.

  36. Scott Smith

    Scott Smith

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    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.

  37. Omm.Sa1o


    5 өдрийн өмнө

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

  38. Denox Paulo

    Denox Paulo

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    The horrible polyester functionally describe because side characteristically grip for a dangerous fowl. cooing, screeching hood

  39. John Huddy

    John Huddy

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    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!

  40. Peotone Baoce

    Peotone Baoce

    5 өдрийн өмнө

    The symptomatic skiing ganguly slip because sardine aboaly ruin abaft a free maria. third, nine shame

  41. Perry Reasch

    Perry Reasch

    6 өдрийн өмнө

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

  42. Mitchel R********

    Mitchel R********

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    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.

  43. Gary Holland

    Gary Holland

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Sink California and be done with that parasite on this country

  44. Sometimes Clan

    Sometimes Clan

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    Is no one gonna metion gta San andreas

  45. G Hall

    G Hall

    6 өдрийн өмнө

    In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth.

  46. Dustin Bridges

    Dustin Bridges

    7 өдрийн өмнө

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

  47. John Gizzi

    John Gizzi

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    What would happen if a terrorist put huge amounts of explosives in the fault itself and detonated it? Would it cause an earthquake?

  48. Danny King

    Danny King

    7 өдрийн өмнө

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

  49. Russ Folts

    Russ Folts

    7 өдрийн өмнө

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

  50. Sean Tarr

    Sean Tarr

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    You need to learn how to pronounce Marin country.

  51. Prayerfully Blessed Mama317

    Prayerfully Blessed Mama317

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    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.

  52. William Stivers

    William Stivers

    7 өдрийн өмнө

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

  53. Anon View

    Anon View

    7 өдрийн өмнө

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

    • Navi Blue

      Navi Blue

      3 өдрийн өмнө

      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

      3 өдрийн өмнө

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

    • Chknball18


      4 өдрийн өмнө


  54. Anon View

    Anon View

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    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.

  55. Sunshine howard

    Sunshine howard

    7 өдрийн өмнө

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

  56. I'M Me

    I'M Me

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    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

  57. I'M Me

    I'M Me

    7 өдрийн өмнө

    Well if the Vatican would show the people the tablets that they have stored in the basement we would no more

  58. Joe Bite Me

    Joe Bite Me

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    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.

  59. Korak Thekiller

    Korak Thekiller

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    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!

  60. Toree Johns

    Toree Johns

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    Lies. Lies. Lies. This planet is NOT billions of years old. This channel is a joke.

  61. racer83racing


    8 өдрийн өмнө

    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"

  62. Becca L

    Becca L

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    Time to buy home insurance for earthquake

  63. eviscero


    8 өдрийн өмнө

    We should only be so lucky.

  64. Edgar Dietrich

    Edgar Dietrich

    8 өдрийн өмнө

    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.

  65. Usoalii Taamu

    Usoalii Taamu

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    We need to followup with Earth quake .or we fall from another curse for mankind.awe

  66. Steel Curtain

    Steel Curtain

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    2021 is off to the kinda start where I’d believe that the eruption would be this year

  67. Victor Harvey

    Victor Harvey

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    Maybe the next big one was swollen newsome here’s hoping

  68. Richard Smith

    Richard Smith

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    Sounds like folks in Las Vegas will have beachfront property

  69. What Fred Said

    What Fred Said

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    Hope Cali and all the libs fall inti the ocean 🌊

  70. Patrick Cooper

    Patrick Cooper

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    "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...

  71. Carl Gochicoa

    Carl Gochicoa

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    Disaster for a place that is ALREADY a disaster....interesting.

  72. Orie Cipollaro

    Orie Cipollaro

    9 өдрийн өмнө

    If California breaks off and disappears into the ocean no one is gonna miss it.

  73. Jerry Day

    Jerry Day

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    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.

  74. junior Gee

    junior Gee

    10 өдрийн өмнө


  75. junior Gee

    junior Gee

    10 өдрийн өмнө


  76. Vic S

    Vic S

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    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?

  77. tim Langdon

    tim Langdon

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    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.???

  78. tim Langdon

    tim Langdon

    10 өдрийн өмнө

    This is all theory not proven fact... Only God knows the truth they don't they're clueless or how it all began.

  79. Running Bear

    Running Bear

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    *I would not live out there for rent free, not under them conditions anyway. Stay safe west coast it's going to be BAD*

  80. joel ruiz

    joel ruiz

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    I used to live in Palmdale,like a few blocks away from the San Andreas Fault... I moved out about 2 years ago 😁✌

  81. Bob Neuendorf

    Bob Neuendorf

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    California couldn't fall in tbe ocean quick enough.

  82. LoE


    11 өдрийн өмнө

    @04:55 The fence example showing an 8-ft shift looks fake. The grass underneath the fence looks even, undisturbed.

  83. W. Allen Caddell

    W. Allen Caddell

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    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.

  84. W. Allen Caddell

    W. Allen Caddell

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    The Rams and Chargers will move again

  85. W. Allen Caddell

    W. Allen Caddell

    11 өдрийн өмнө

    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.

  86. Cold Red

    Cold Red

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    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



    12 өдрийн өмнө


  88. Mr. DALE

    Mr. DALE

    12 өдрийн өмнө


  89. Brendon B.

    Brendon B.

    12 өдрийн өмнө

    Fingers crossed that it happens soon and wipe LA off the face of the earth!

  90. James Jones

    James Jones

    13 өдрийн өмнө

    I wonder if they have a doctor Koctow🤔

  91. I love my cat Milo

    I love my cat Milo

    13 өдрийн өмнө

    Guess what

  92. Candi Man

    Candi Man

    13 өдрийн өмнө

    Did anyone else realize these ads had a video in it

  93. Michael Harrington

    Michael Harrington

    13 өдрийн өмнө

    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....

  94. C. R

    C. R

    14 өдрийн өмнө

    2021 says thanks for the idea.

  95. Dan Bertucci

    Dan Bertucci

    14 өдрийн өмнө

    LA and SF will not be missed. Hope you communists can swim real good!

  96. Gabriela Hernandez

    Gabriela Hernandez

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    Lord Bless Us All

  97. YourSuperDuperGay !

    YourSuperDuperGay !

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    Been binging these over quarantine while playing drawing. Pretty fun.

    • Yassine Fall

      Yassine Fall

      4 цагийн өмнө

      Watching this for science class lol

  98. Cherie est bien

    Cherie est bien

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    Istanbul is also standing on shakey ground.

  99. Melissa Clark

    Melissa Clark

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    Wow, so dramatic. Californian's live in CONSTANT peril. Come on History Channel, stop being so dramatic.

  100. Adri Amaral

    Adri Amaral

    15 өдрийн өмнө

    I live way too close to the fault line. I should move soon as possible!