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The hypocenter of an earthquake is the location beneath the Earth's surface where the rupture of the fault begins. The epicenter of an earthquake is the location directly above the hypocenter on the surface of the Earth.

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July 8, 1986
M 6.1, California – At least 29 people injured and some damage in the Palm Springs-Morongo Valley area. Landslides occurred in the area. The most serious… Read More

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