How many fault lines are in California?
247 faults or fault systems as of December 30, 2008 New faults are being discovered all of the time.
Fault lines are places where the land naturally divides, and they are a common place for earthquakes to happen. They exist where one tectonic plate meets another. For example the San Andreas Fault in California is the boundary between the North American plate (on the east of the fault line) and the Pacific plate (on the west of the fault line).
California has more earthquakes then Florida, because California sits along the San Andreas Fault line. ( ) -improvement, actually California sits on a series of many fault lines, the San Andreas only being one of them. San Andreas runs most of the length of the coast of California and is well known because it has a hard "kink" near LA which causes more violent earthquakes when it shifts, and can actually be seen in the…