California Earthquake
Two California residents inspect some of the damages left by the earthquake. Source: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Starting on July 5, Southern California experienced a major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1
Learn more about earthquakes, how we measure them, and about the largest earthquakes to hit to U.S.

Earthquakes | The Severity of an Earthquake | The Largest Earthquakes in the United States


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