US States Most Likely to Get an Earthquake

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Washington

According to the World Atlas, there were 424 strong earthquakes in Washington between 1974 and 2003. One of the most destructive earthquakes that occurred in this state occurred on February 28, 2001. It had a magnitude of 6.8, and its epicenter was located in southern Puget Sound. The shock waves were so strong that they were felt in regions such as Oregon, Idaho, and Canada.

What about other states?

Currently, the best way to determine your earthquake risk is to select the state where you live from the list found on Earthquake Information by State and read the information given under each link for your area.

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