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California could experience a mega-quake the size of Mexico's – Earthquake news

Mexico was hit by an 8.2 quake. California could get hit by one, too. (Los Angeles Times) The 8.2 magnitude earthquake that ravaged southern Mexico on Thursday was the largest to shake the country in nearly a century. Like California, #Mexico is a seismically active region that has seen smaller quakes that have caused death and destruction. But Thursday’s temblor is a reminder that even larger quakes — while rare — do occur. Scientists say it’s possible for Southern California to be hit by a magnitude 8.2 earthquake. Such aRead More


California could experience a mega-quake the size of Mexico’s

Mexico was hit by an 8.2 quake. California could get hit by one, too. (Los Angeles Times) The 8.2 magnitude earthquake that ravaged southern Mexico on Thursday was the largest to shake the country in nearly a century. Like California, Mexico is a sei…https://rockstarseo.ca/california-could-experience-a-mega-quake-the-size-of-mexicos/


5.3-magnitude quake shakes big island of Hawaii: USGS | Reuters

LOS ANGELES A 5.3-magnitude earthquake shook the Big Island of Hawaii on Thursday, near the Kilauea Volcano, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or substantial damage from the quake and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said no tsunami was expected to result. According to the USGS, the temblor rattled the Big Island at 7:01 a.m. local time (1601 GMT) at a depth of 8 kilometers (4.9 miles). “As in all earthquakes, be aware of the possibility of aftershocks,” Hawaii County Civil Defense said inRead More