SJFZ still poses high risk for deadly rupture that could shake the Valley

A■ By Halima Haider / Reporter deadly earthquake shaking the ground beneath your feet and taking everything and everyone you love is a thought that can seem morbidly farfetched to Southern California inhabitants. Southern Californians are quick to assume that a catastrophic calamity of the sort may occur in Chile, Japan, Haiti, and Nepal, but probably not in SoCal –– and definitely not in the San Jacinto Valley. However, according to IFLScience, one research study suggests that a magnitude 7.5 earthquake is highly possible, the impact of which is similar to “unleashing 1,000 Hiroshima atomic bombs’ worth of energy in a matter of seconds.” Valley residents typically cringe when hearing the

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