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A massive earthquake could plunge large parts of California into the sea INSTANTLY

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posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 09:34 PM
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By Reuters and Phoebe Weston For Mailonline

The Big One may be overdue to hit California, but scientists near LA have found a new risk for the area during a major earthquake.

They claim that if a major tremor hits the area, it could plunge large parts of California into the sea almost instantly.



The discovery was made after studying the Newport-Inglewood fault, which has long been believed to be one of Southern California’s danger zones.

The fault runs under densely populated areas, from the Westside of Los Angeles to the Orange County coast.




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What seismologists found, is that if "the big one" were to hit, the area from the Westside of Los Angeles to the Orange County coast could sink from 1.5- 3 feet instantly. Plunging those areas at or below sea level.

In the past, major earthquakes caused the Seal Beach to sink 3 feet in seconds. Although such an event won't be as horrific as movies make it to be, there would still be major destruction an unfortunate deaths as a result.

Such a slip of the fault would also cause sea water to rush in.






edit on 22-3-2017 by ElectricUniverse because: correct comment.

edit on 22-3-2017 by ElectricUniverse because: add link.




posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 09:36 PM
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a reply to: ElectricUniverse

Now you've gotten me all excited for the night.





posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 09:43 PM
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a reply to: ElectricUniverse

just WTF ???? how does a 1m drop put land " in the sea " ????????



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 10:04 PM
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a reply to: ignorant_ape

It's not far above the sea as it is...I would guess being that close to sea level would let water rush in kinda like when it crests a dam...Add to that any tsunami and it's not just a little water but a Japan type event.
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posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 10:05 PM
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a reply to: ElectricUniverse

If this isn't over hyped, there should be plans to move everyone out. Screw that I guess. The liberals will sacrifice many of their own and get that relief money for some new infrastructure.



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 10:09 PM
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originally posted by: Antipathy17
a reply to: ElectricUniverse

If this isn't over hyped, there should be plans to move everyone out. Screw that I guess. The liberals will sacrifice many of their own and get that relief money for some new infrastructure.


There is no relief money if they get their wish.
#CALEXIT


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posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 10:29 PM
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News like this makes me want to go to California & jump up & down on the fault line......every little bit will help.



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 10:33 PM
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I'm not worried The Rock will save me...




posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 10:37 PM
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WTF, have all you been living in a cave or something?
Been waiting for this to happen for years !

Just ran out of popcorn, so it will probably happen soon.




posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 10:39 PM
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a reply to: ElectricUniverse

Well let's just hope that doesn't happen for a very, very long time. I really love SoCal and I miss living there. It's heaven, dude.



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 10:41 PM
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Why do all articles say something like: "The Big California Earthquake is Long Overdue"? Is that a scientific fact, or something of a "wish list" item from the media who craves excitement that brings human misery? (Wars, Earthquakes, Terrorist Attacks, Hurricanes, etc..)



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 10:45 PM
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We can only hope! But I'd feel really bad about the land loss. At least North of Fresno. Some mighty awful country in Northern Cali. South California can be found anywhere, in actual "Southern States". We'd lose some Dems and couple million foreigners...and we'd cry for a couple minutes. Then we'd go,.. beachcombing.



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 11:01 PM
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It will happen! That is a certainty.

Now or in 500 years is the big question. Going on historical averages, it is overdue but then you need to understand the math behind 'averages.'

So, the Govt will not move everybody out! There is no way to predict the when and in any case, many millions of people with no homes, no sewer, no food or water ... big mess!

On the other hand, if the people and the buildings get washed away ... a few sad requiem events ... a memorial every year ... job done!

The election following such an event would be really interesting. Such a huge block of voters ... poof ... all gone.

It will happen one day. Now, which day?

P



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 11:01 PM
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Interesting update on this. It's a good, of course, to know what will really happen beyond past speculation and the said data. If this were to happen it's also possible it will affect the Cascadia fault line(seen sources on this), Mt. Saint Helens/Rainer/etc. and many trigger the Yellowstone Caldera(source?).


With the San Andreas, falling off into the ocean may not be the proper term even if it's not claimed it will. Rather it would be pushing the plate over the other when sliding side by side, but differently than the Cascadia which will eventually do the following as an example:


Eventually, the Juan de Fuca will be pushed underneath the North America plate, causing the region to sink at least six feet.

Source



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 11:13 PM
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S & F

I'm following this issue more and more these days...

I live in the Puget Sound region which is every bit as vulnerable and overdue for the Big One as is SoCal.

My gut tells me that sooner rather than later here on the West Coast we're going to find out just how plate tectonics really works.



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 11:17 PM
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Doom porn is way better than Political porn. It would be really cool to see a big chunk of land sink into the ocean with a big earthquake. I don't think that the People in California would think it was cool. Maybe the California Hispanic immigrants should go back to Mexico or at least a safer state.



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 11:17 PM
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a reply to: SBMcG

Another "overdue" quake, eh? Don't you need several thousands of years of historical earthquake data to determine if an earthquake is "overdue" in a specific area?



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 11:24 PM
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originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: SBMcG

Another "overdue" quake, eh? Don't you need several thousands of years of historical earthquake data to determine if an earthquake is "overdue" in a specific area?



You tell me...

Pacific NW Quake OVERDUE



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 11:28 PM
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originally posted by: SBMcG
S & F

I'm following this issue more and more these days...

I live in the Puget Sound region which is every bit as vulnerable and overdue for the Big One as is SoCal.

My gut tells me that sooner rather than later here on the West Coast we're going to find out just how plate tectonics really works.


If you haven't seen this thread and the one I linked further down in the comments: "Cascadia ETS(episodic tremor and slip)" - www.abovetopsecret.com...


Recall the recent as of last month, 4.2 eq, crazy how it was was happening was I was participating in the thread. I was following the PNSN(Source) when I had decided to share that.



posted on Mar, 22 2017 @ 11:29 PM
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originally posted by: buckwhizzle
I'm not worried The Rock will save me...



lol, good one.



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