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Northridge earthquake of 1994
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An earthquake 60 miles off the northern Pacific coastline in the Cascadia Subduction Zone could send tsunami waves hurtling inland.
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On January 17, 1994, an earthquake rocked Los Angeles, California, killing 54 people and causing billions of dollars in damages.Go
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