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The shaking won’t stop: There have been more than 10,000 earthquakes in California and Nevada in the last 7 days

The shaking won’t stop: There have been more than 10,000 earthquakes in California and Nevada in the last 7 days

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The ground is constantly shaking in southern California right now, and this has many concerned that another large earthquake may be coming. I have been keeping my eye on Cal Tech’s recent earthquake map, and as I write this article it says that there have been 10,053 earthquakes in California and Nevada over the past 7 days. I have never seen that number so high, and southern California is being hit by yet another new earthquake every few moments. Most of the earthquakes are happening out in the Ridgecrest area where we witnessed the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that hit on July 4th and the magnitude 7.1 earthquake that hit on July 5th. Comment: Southern California hit by 7.1 magnitude earthquake just one day after M6.4 tremor – the largest for 20 years But as you can see from Cal Tech’s map, there has been a tremendous amount of seismic activity along the San Andreas fault as well. As I discussed the other day, the San Andreas fault is “locked and loaded” and it is way overdue for…
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