What Will Happen If The Big One Hits The West Coast

From Science Insider.

California is located in a hot-zone of fault lines that can rupture without warning. One of these faults, the San Andreas, is overdue for a high magnitude earthquake commonly referred to as “The Big One.” Here’s what experts say could happen when it hits the West Coast.

For more resources on preparing for earthquakes visit:
https://www.usgs.gov/faqs/what-can-i-do-be-prepared-earthquake?qt-news_science_products=0#qt-news_science_products

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What Will Happen If The Big One Hits The West Coast