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Section of San Andreas Fault Close to LA Could Be Overdue for Major Earthquake

Southern California could be overdue for a major earthquake along the Grapevine north of Los Angeles, according to a sobering new study by the US Geological Survey.

The research found earthquakes happen there on average every 100 years. The last major temblor occurred 160 years ago, a catastrophic geological event that ruptured an astonishing 185 miles of the San Andreas fault.

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