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Each year the southern California area has about 10,000 earthquakes. Most of them are so small that they are not felt. Only several hundred are greater than magnitude 3.0, and only about 15-20 are greater than magnitude 4.0. If there is a large earthquake, however, the aftershock sequence will produce many more earthquakes of all magnitudes for many months.

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December 25, 1982
M 5.9, Flores – Thirteen people killed, 390 injured, 1,875 homes destroyed and other buildings damaged. Landslides and unconfirmed local tsunami in eastern Flores. … Read More

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