Those Ridgecrest Earthquakes Can’t Trigger the ‘Big One,’ Seismologist Lucy Jones Says

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Southern California has been rocked by two pretty significant earthquakes over the past two days, the biggest in decades, but don't fear that either one will trigger the "Big One" that many fear might hit California. "The ability of one earthquake to trigger another is clearly there - we have aftershocks," Caltech seismologist Lucy Jones told TheWrap on Saturday, noting that the Los Angeles area has experienced more than 2,500 quakes in the last few days, including a 6.4 on July 4 and a 7.1 on Friday evening. Both were based in Ridgequest, about 150 miles north of Los Angeles, . . .
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