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Recent Earthquakes in California
Avalon Earthquake, SW of Catalina Island, December 2012 , 6.3 on Richter Scale
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Biggest Earthquake in California
Northridge Earthquake 1994- 6.7 on the Richter Scale, $3 billion in damages, 60 plus dead
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Recent Drought in California
2013 was the driest year ever recorded in the state of California
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Biggest Drought in California
2003 Drying Santa Ana wind- Over use of water in naturally dry climate. Driest year since 1932—dried vegetation and flammable conditions for bushfires, runoff below 12cm average
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Tsunami in California
1964 – 119 died along west coast – California and Oregon – event linked to Alaskan earthquake to North
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Flood in California
New Year's Day 1997: Northern California flood- A series of subtropical storms, collectively called a pineapple express, struck northern California from late December 1996 to early January 1997
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What Volcano range is there in California?
Cascade Volcano range
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How many residents are without insurance?
up to 70%
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what plates meet the San Andreas Fault?
North American and the Pacific
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Plates the meet in the NW
Juan de Fuca and NA plates
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Volcano California
On May 22, 1915, an explosive eruption at Lassen Peak, the southernmost active volcano in the Cascade Range, devastated nearby areas and rained volcanic ash as far away as 200 miles to the east.
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