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Sobering Animated Scenario of Massive Earthquake Along the San Andres Fault
Animation of a San Andreas Earthquake Scenario

The 2008 Great Southern California ShakeOut scenario was based on a potential magnitude 7.8 earthquake along the southern San Andreas Fault. This animation illustrates the speed and impact when such a massive earthquake hits Southern California. The potential of this or a similar scenario actually happening is real and can happen in our lifetime.

...and another scenario:

Animation of a San Andreas Earthquake Scenario

A magnitude 8.0 earthquake erupts along the San Andreas Fault to the north of Los Angeles.