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Has San Andreas been hit by an earthquake?

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2010-04-26 06:40:16
2010-04-26 06:40:16

Yes San Andreas has had an earthquake in fact it has been a lot of them

San Andreas even has a fault line named after it (The San Andreas fault line is actually a visible crack in the ground) and a lot of earth quakes happen upon a fault line.

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