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California on high alert for a major earthquake after recent earthquake swarm

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California is on high alert after an earthquake swarm occurred on Monday morning. USGS says they’re monitoring the situation and that there is a 1% chance of having an extreme earthquake larger than a magnitude 7. The USGS added that earthquake swarms generally taper off after a week and as time goes on the risk becomes less and less.

Where the earthquake swarm occurred is just within a few miles of the famous San Andrea fault. Californians have been warned that “The Big One” where the San Andreas Fault releases her fury will occur within the next 30 years.

Here’s a simulation that looks absolutely terrifying in which the San Andreas Fault Spain’s a massive earthquake. The even more terrifying part is that the shaking could last for five minutes

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