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

The Great Southern California ShakeOut scenario, visualized in 2008, as based on a potential magnitude 7.8 earthquake along the southern San Andreas Fault, south of Los Angeles. This animation illustrates the speed and impact of such a massive earthquake as it hits Southern California. The potential for this or a similar scenario to actually happen is real and possible 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.