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Small Earthquake Hits Hayward Fault East Of Berkeley

BERKELEY (CBS SF) — A small earthquake hit along the Hayward Fault in the Berkeley area Sunday afternoon, according to the USGS.

The magnitude 1.9 shaker was reported just before 11 a.m., about two miles east of Berkeley. 24 more words

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Fault System Off West Coast Poses Greater Mega Quake Risk Than San Andreas

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — For years Northern Californians have been warned that a big one could hit anytime on the San Andreas fault, but a potentially more dangerous quake and tsunami risk could be lurking off of the north coast. 611 more words

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‘Big One’ Still Predicted After Magnitude 8.2 Chile Earthquake

SANTIAGO, Chile (CBS/AP) – Seismic experts say the 8.2 earthquake that killed at least six people wasn’t the long-overdue massive quake expected for the region. 440 more words

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SoCal Fault May Bring Quakes Worse Than San Andreas 'Big One'

LA HABRA, Calif. (CBS/AP) — Experts say a bigger earthquake along the lesser-known fault that gave Southern California a moderate shake could do more damage to the region than the long-dreaded “Big One” from the more famous San Andreas Fault. 430 more words

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7.5 Temblor On Puente Hills Thrust Fault Would Be 'The Quake From Hell'

LA HABRA (CBS/AP) — Experts say a bigger earthquake along the lesser-known fault that gave Southern California a moderate shake could do more damage to the region than the long-dreaded “Big One” from the more famous San Andreas Fault. 448 more words

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50 Years Ago – The Biggest One

I love history so when I saw this anniversary, I had to write about it.  As someone who was born and raised in Southern California and lived through several big earthquakes, it’s hard to quantify or qualify what a magnitude 9.2 earthquake means.  664 more words

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What Will Happen When The ‘Big One’ Hits California? by Michael Snyder, The Truth Wins:

On Monday, a 4.4 magnitude earthquake threw the city of Los Angeles into a bit of a tizzy.
The ground shook, people screamed and news anchors ducked under their desks. 116 more words

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