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spking · 2019-10-31 · Original thread
It's definitely better here in WA in many ways. We left CA last summer after 15 years, and I would never go back.

That said, I've heard that the biggest issue in this state is old infrastructure and buildings that would basically disintegrate in the next big earthquake. Seismic retrofitting wasn't a thing here until pretty recently.

I've been reading a book about the Cascadia fault that is fascinating and terrifying:

https://www.amazon.com/Full-Rip-9-0-Earthquake-Pacific-North...

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