In August 2001 FEMA was telling people that the three "most likely catastrophes to hit the United States" were as follows:
1. Terrorist attack on New York City.
2. Super-strength hurricane hitting New Orleans.
3. Earthquake along the San Andreas fault.
The LA Times explores the third item on the list; here's the Associated Press's look. For one thing, Parker Center, the LA Police Dept.'s headquarters, is very vulnerable. As Fark would say, "What could go wrong?"