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Taiwan earthquake: Destruction a grim reminder of dangers for California, experts say

Taiwan earthquake: Destruction a grim reminder of dangers for California, experts say

When a magnitude-6.4 earthquake rocked southern Taiwan on Saturday, images of building collapses quickly surfaced on social media and in local media reports. The damage, structural engineers said, was a sober reminder that these collapses would also probably occur in California should a massive temblor strike.

"What you're seeing in Taiwan in this recent earthquake is a microcosm of what could happen in a large earthquake occurring in a city like Los...

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