The San Andreas fault is, 'Locked, loaded and ready to roll'

 "Locked, loaded and ready to roll"

That's how Tom Jordan, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center, describes the current state of the San Andreas fault.

At yesterday's National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach, Jordan explained his concern for the faultline, saying that California residents need to plan for the inevitable major shake.

For those who have followed the San Andreas fault through the years, this isn't exactly a new ascertainment. But Jordan says that California needs to continue its preparation efforts to prepare for when the San Andreas fault finally releases all of the stress that it's been collecting.

To hear the full conversation, click the blue player above.