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California’s Other Drought: A Major Earthquake Is Overdue: EcoWatch https://t.co/myIUwLhPcb

California’s Other Drought: A Major Earthquake Is Overdue: EcoWatch https://t.co/myIUwLhPcb

Collapsed Santa Monica Freeway bridge across La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles after the Northridge earthquake, Jan. 17, 1994. Robert A. Eplett / FEMA California’s Other Drought: A Major Earthquake Is Overdue By Richard Aster California earthquakes are a geologic inevitability. The state straddles the North American and Pacific tectonic plates and is crisscrossed by the San Andreas and other active fault systems. The magnitude 7.9 earthquake that struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island on Jan. 23, was just the latest reminder of major seismic activity along the Pacific Rim. Tragic quakes that occurred in 2017 near the Iran-Iraq border and in central Mexico , with magnitudes of 7.3 and 7.1, respectively, are well within the range of earthquake sizes that have a high likelihood of occurring in highly populated parts of California during the next few decades. The earthquake situati...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/california-earthquakes-252998923...

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