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What is the probability that an earthquake will occur in the Los Angeles Area? 

Within the next 30 years the probability is:


  • 60% that an earthquake measuring magnitude 6.7

  • 46% that an earthquake measuring magnitude 7

  • 31% that an earthquake measuring magnitude 7.5

will occur in the Los Angeles region.


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