California has been rocked by a series of earthquakes amid fears that a major tremor could be on its way.  Researchers from reported nine incidents over the last 24 hours with the most powerful being a 2.4 magnitude tremor near Mentone, CA. The number of tremors in close proximity triggered fears the so-called Big One could be coming. New data has revealed the fault line

running through Los Angeles’ exclusive shopping district of Beverly Hills is at risk if the Big One hits. A new map of the region using the latest data from the US Geological Survey shows Beverly Hills – which is situated on the Ring Fire – is at greater risk from earthquakes than previously thought. The Santa Monica fault zone cuts through the so-called Golden Triangle, running between Santa Monica and Wilshire boulevards. READ MORE